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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F263137

PreservedSpecimen of Meridiastra calcar | Eight-arm seastar

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalogue Number F263137
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F263137
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Whole | dry
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata | Asteroidea | Valvatida | Asterinidae
Scientific name Meridiastra calcar
Supplied scientific name "Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Eight-arm seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Supplied as "Patiriella"
Species Meridiastra calcar
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Lamarck, 1816)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Bicheno
Latitude -41.87
Longitude 148.3
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Bicheno
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmanian Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Freycinet
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7309
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8201
    Endemism 0.017601922
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.023122458
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 8677.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.0239577 index
    Species Richness 1359.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.77981526
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 33.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 54.816666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 42.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0807617
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.080234855
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.885 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.778334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.0 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 717.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 154.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 148.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.060351737
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 200.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 234.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 45.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 10.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.53 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.96
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 15.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 143.80016 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06403124 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25455844 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06403124 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1053.926 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.31 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.52 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.0367 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.023000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.66999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.19 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.149998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.75 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0023 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.25 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.340463 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.08069662 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.5893127 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.6425 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 39.69643 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 17.5 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.71
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.93
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.5357144
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.05046 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 241.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.1337392 degrees
    Topographic relief 86.86417 m
    Topographic slope (%) 5.887864 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2438 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 64.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0389 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4445 NDVI