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Occurrence record: Reptile:R36536

PreservedSpecimen of Dermochelys coriacea | leatherback turtle recorded on 2011-02-03

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R36536
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R36536
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by D.F. Trembath
Identified date 2011
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: Critically Endangered
Country conservation Endangered,
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011

Event

Collecting date 2011-02-03
Supplied as year:2011  month:02  day:03 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Dermochelys coriacea
Taxon rank species
Common name leatherback turtle
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Dermochelyidae
Genus Dermochelys
Species Dermochelys coriacea
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Local government area West Arnhem (S)
Locality Danger Point, Cobourg Peninsula
Latitude -11.151333
Longitude 132.3325
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Tiwi Cobourg
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Tiwi-Cobourg P2
    IBRA 7 Regions Tiwi Cobourg
    IBRA 7 Subregions Cobourg
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Equatorial: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Equatorial
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 West Arnhem (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated West Arnhem
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST ARNHEM REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1746
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1963
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) NORTH-WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) COBOURG PENINSULA - DEMED HOMELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) COBOURG
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) BARRAH WARD
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Money Shoal Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czl
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.015150662
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.019190092
    Occurrence Density 2131.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.5782776 index
    Species Richness 525.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5950694
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 146.71 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 100.68834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.14371775
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.848155
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.778332 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.870834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 11.869995 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6715066
    Aridity index - month max 1.9695573
    Aridity index - month min 0.005385181
    Evaporation - annual mean 180.57166 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 231.82779 mm
    Evaporation - month min 140.13301 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.18 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.61035 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 77.38493 %
    Humidity - month max relative 89.51974 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.99858 %
    Humidity - month min relative 73.78617 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 73.78617 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1298.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 108.25 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 5.8848486
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.19621749
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 111.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -4.047619
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 419.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 313.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 74.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 854.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 12.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.352499 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 23.495832 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 14.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 12.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 20.89 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 21.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.66 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.48
    Temperature - warmest month min 25.13 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 179.17397 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1339.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 106.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 284.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 307.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 883.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 197.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 252.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 87.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 258.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1417.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 338.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 289.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 280.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1814.3448 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.043282 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.413666 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.1737723 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.3613095 mg/m^3
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3728074 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 590.0043 %
    Clay % 32.269466 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 150.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.63839 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 21.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.758076 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2574985 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0973 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 45.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0017 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1514 NDVI