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Occurrence record: Herpetology:J51207

PreservedSpecimen of Dermochelys coriacea | leatherback turtle recorded on 1989-10-26

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Amphibians and Reptiles
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalogue Number J51207
Other catalogue numbers 1952036
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Herpetology:J51207
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Skeletal parts Skull
License CC-BY
State conservation Queensland: Endangered wildlife
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1989-10-26
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
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1766)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Moreton Bay, Woody Pt, btn Georgina & Annie Sts
Latitude -27.266667
Longitude 153.1
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Moreton Bay
    Directory of Important Wetlands Moreton Bay
    NRM Regions 2010 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2014 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2015 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South East Queensland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East Queensland
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Marine
    Estuary habitat mapping 20258 Moreton Bay Central Basin
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 7.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) SANDGATE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) SANDGATE
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sea, estuaries (includes seagrass)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8675
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.7706
    Endemism 0.03397158
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04225836
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 7936.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.033966 index
    Species Richness 1489.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3791.117 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.7972236 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.91 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 7.9834 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.19999999 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.51 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.079998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.97999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 17.85 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 26.76 100 x degrees C
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 49.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.8853558 degrees