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Occurrence record: MO:S76786

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalogue Number S76786
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Special Alcohol 75% (Ethanol 93% & Methanol 7%)
Collector Wells|, F.|Bryce|, C.
Supplied as "Wells, F. & Bryce, C."
Individual count 1 pair
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Inferred Associated Occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date Year: 1989, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1989 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily Tridacninae
Subgenus Chametrachea
Scientific name authorship (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Latitude -12.1936
Longitude 96.8310
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 1
Island West Island
Island group Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Report
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 96°49.86`00"E
Verbatim latitude 12°11.62`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 5e42cf56-28e7-4bea-a300-0bdfd45454de
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -12.1936,96.8310
    Collector [Wells|, F.|Bryce|, C.]
    Year 1989
    Related records
    Record UUID 85e1e48b-0a4d-4603-be89-f0096d6c6704
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -12.1936,96.8310
    Collector [Wells|, F.|Bryce|, C.]
    Year 1989
    Comments Collectors were identical
    Occurrences was compared without month and day
    Coordinates were identical

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Cocos Keeling Islands
    NRM Regions 2014 Cocos Keeling Islands
    NRM Regions 2015 Cocos Keeling Islands
    NRM Regions 2017 Cocos Keeling Islands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Cocos Keeling Islands
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Cocos (Keeling) Island Province
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Seamount/guyot
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cocos-Keeling/Christmas Island
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF COCOS ISLANDS
    PSMA Localities (2018) WEST ISLAND
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.038839437
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 2788.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.300834 index
    Species Richness 996.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1627760.9 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.37 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.97999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.4481 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 3.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.127 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.29 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.45 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.07 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.95 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0026999998 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0099 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.42 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.789999 100 x degrees C
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 5.0 m