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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.68234

Preserved specimen of PARAMUNNIDAE Vanhöffen, 1914 | Isopods recorded on 1994-09-05


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number P.68234
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1170213; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.68234"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.68234
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Just, Dr Jean - Museum of Tropical Queensland"]
Identified date 2004
Collector ["Berents, Penelope Blackburne","Australian Museum","Invertebrates, Marine"]
Supplied as "Berents, Dr Penelope Blackburne - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [benthic sled]
Date identified 2004


Occurrence date 1994-09-05
Sampling protocol ["benthic sled"]
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name PARAMUNNIDAE
Supplied scientific name "Heterosignum sp."
Identified to rank family
Common name Isopods
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Supplied as "Crustacea"
Class Malacostraca
Order Isopoda
Family Paramunnidae
Genus Heterosignum
Species Heterosignum sp.
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Heterosignum sp.
Scientific name authorship Vanhöffen, 1914
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -36.38833
Supplied as: "-36.38833"
Longitude 150.17666
Supplied as: "150.17666"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality east of Bermagui
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[SS05/94/156] Australia, New South Wales, east of Bermagui (36° 23' 18" S, 150° 10' 36" E) 05/09/1994 - 05/09/1994, benthic sled";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 36° 23' 18.000" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 10' 36.000" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2011/11/23
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Batemans Shelf
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7305
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7412
    Endemism 0.012536366
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.019182956
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 4327.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.0842037 index
    Species Richness 1041.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3142.4553 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 9.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 2.85E-4 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.37 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.4249 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 18.39 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.12 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 15.389999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 21.76 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 18.324427 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.096496284 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.8215705 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 82.541664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -75.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6029559 degrees