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Occurrence record: MO:S76785

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 S76785
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Special Alcohol 75% (Ethanol 93% & Methanol 7%)
Identified by Kirkendale, L.
Identified date 2015-01-01
Collector Wells, F.
Individual count 1 pair
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2015-01-01

Event

Collecting date Year: 1976, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1976 
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
Scientific name authorship (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -18.7000
Longitude 121.6167
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Egaz
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 121°37`00"E
Verbatim latitude 18°42`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

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    Data quality tests

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    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
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification 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
    Supplied country not recognised 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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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Canning
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild treeless and barren lands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF BROOME
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4666
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9823
    Endemism 0.019877246
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.026745556
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 283.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8181963 index
    Species Richness 169.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.16982168
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 190.626 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 43.388668 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.048208494
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -17.08457
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.548668 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.631 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.485992 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 583.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 135.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 445.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 51.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 455.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.150002 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 26.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.1
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 224.58466 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.26172504 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01414214 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3420526 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.26172504 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 8920.049 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.355646 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.77 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.86 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.04 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 10.366799 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.05 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.359999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.64 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 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 22.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.949999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.557344 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.10137109 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.94035715 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 68.25203
    Bulk density 1.4 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 31.277779 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.19
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.575
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Soil depth 0.95000005 m
    Soil pedality 2.8
    Water holding capacity 23000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.31887 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 22.958334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.15499614 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.767685 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1734222 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.014 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0836 NDVI