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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F171286

Preserved specimen of Amphioplus Verrill, 1899 | Brittlestar recorded on 2009-09-21

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F171286
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F171286
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|Unfixed ethanol|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["Dr Tim D. O'Hara"]
Identified date 2010
Collector ["Australia, Geoscience"]
Supplied as "Geoscience Australia (GA)"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 2
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Field Number SOL4934 59GR113
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Date identified 2010

Event

Field Number SOL4934 59GR113
Occurrence date 2009-09-21
Supplied date "2009-09-21T00:00:00"
Event ID SOL4934 59GR113
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Amphilepidida | Gnathophiurina | Amphiuroidea | Amphiuridae
Scientific name Amphioplus
Supplied scientific name "Amphioplus Verrill, 1899"
Identified to rank genus
Common name Brittlestar
Supplied common name "Brittle Star"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Amphilepidida"
Family Amphiuridae
Genus Amphioplus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Verrill, 1899
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Northern Territory
Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Locality Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
Latitude -12.4014
Supplied as: "-12.4014"
Longitude 129.96
Supplied as: "129.96"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Joseph Bonaparte Gulf
Minimum depth in metres 36
Maximum depth in metres 36
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Bonaparte Gulf
    Marine
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    Political
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) DALY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) DALY
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1125
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.025631644
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 235.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0145144 index
    Species Richness 166.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 10.75 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 41887.6 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 52.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.027323 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.23 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.0099998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 10.0199995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.1724 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.83 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.079998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.61 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.5 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.85 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.55 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.9 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.91 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.875113 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.0792851 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.62917256 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 8.416667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -43.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.08182774 degrees