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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.25455

PreservedSpecimen of Meridiastra calcar | Eight-arm seastar recorded on 2011-05-04

Dataset

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 code Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Catalog number J.25455
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1640727; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.25455
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.25455
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Murray, Ms Anna - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates
Identified date 2014
Collector Murray, A. Anna|Australian Museum|Invertebrates, M. Marine
Supplied as "Murray, Ms Anna - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol by hand
Occurrence status present
Collection code Invertebrates - Marine & Other
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2014

Event

Collecting date 2011-05-04
Sampling protocol by hand
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1187771

Taxonomy

Scientific name Meridiastra calcar
Supplied scientific name "Meridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Eight-arm seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Species Meridiastra calcar
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Name according to (Lamarck, 1816)
Accepted name usage Meridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province New South Wales
Locality Shellharbour (C)
Latitude -34.54471
Longitude 150.87927
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality north side of Windang Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MI NSW 4063] Australia, New South Wales, north side of Windang Island (34° 32' 41" S, 150° 52' 45" E) 04/05/2011 - 04/05/2011, by hand, Field Collected - Aquatic, Marine Invertebrates (Collections) Wollongong 2011";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 150° 52' 45.4" E
Verbatim latitude 34° 32' 41.0" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2016/6/3
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 South East NSW
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East NSW
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Hawkesbury Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Marine
    Estuary habitat mapping 3396 Lake Illawarra Rocky Reef
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Throsby
    Local Government Areas 2011 Shellharbour (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Shellharbour
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHELLHARBOUR CITY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions South East
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 12
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3015
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WARILLA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KIAMA - SHELLHARBOUR
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) ILLAWARRA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WHITLAM
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) WHITLAM
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KIAMA - SHELLHARBOUR
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SHELLHARBOUR
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SYDNEY - WOLLONGONG
    PSMA Localities (2018) LAKE ILLAWARRA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) MAJOR URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 250,000 TO 999,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) WOLLONGONG
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) WOLLONGONG
    Statistical Local Areas Shellharbour (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Pss

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0798
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.4667
    Endemism 0.035684124
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.031380843
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 177.60493 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.873813 index
    Species Richness 15.851851 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.68104124
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.1661166
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.32802576
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 143.76907 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 212.56538 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 80.716156 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.25692308 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.5284615 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.18692307 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 90.68673 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 47.74154 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.62725127
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.4604268 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.4951911 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.6783556
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.5915879
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.6748345
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 141.70999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -53.082344 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -142.83847 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 15.099998 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.936153 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.231794 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.135385 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 22.996346 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.2851925 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.380768 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 9.276154 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.193846 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.9261475 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.209259 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.170013 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.711154 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.594635 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.5500183 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.316162 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.656923 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.092308 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.8332348
    Aridity index - month max 1.860848
    Aridity index - month min 0.41868523
    Evaporation - annual mean 137.5543 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 214.95862 mm
    Evaporation - month min 66.85863 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.5723077 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.071526 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.30593 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.476006 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.694695 %
    Humidity - month min relative 72.557884 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.557884 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1144.4 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.028898954
    Precipitation - annual mean 100.79021 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.20007546
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 1.2004395
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 216.8 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 62.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.2 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 189.2 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.64760154
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.0357705 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -2.1015203 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.2933663
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.07869288
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.046191998
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.2922259
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 344.6 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 146.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 33.4 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 392.8 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -36.764107 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -124.95862 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 57.555115 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 10.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 12.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.18 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 7.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.981323 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 7.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 36.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.02 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 16.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 21.114937 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.48 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.780833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 19.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.279999 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 8.023077 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.32 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.36 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 16.47077 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.96 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 42.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.9599915 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.1415405 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.368439 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 3.6121333 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.334099 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 0.3996 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.581543 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -2.5607605 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.4884644 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.932308 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 34.230793 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.082
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.443846 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 21.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.3 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.2578686 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.37382302 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.41951227 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.41951227 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.157395 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.31244612 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 315.02234 km/day
    Wind run - month max 343.63745 km/day
    Wind run - month min 285.0 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.4666667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.9333334 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.4 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1167.0586 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 70.95435 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.001161 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.91 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.16 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.5586 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.010000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.91999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 19.109999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.39 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -9.999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 16.18 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 22.09 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.176918 Degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.6765648
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.89073294
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.32802576
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 93.45449 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 29.026428 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.228473 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.3331987 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 60.89083
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.165955
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 29.522318
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 379.57224 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3375616 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 122.1754 kgC/ha
    Clay % 9.884975 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.78264606
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 0.41868523
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 5.8704 my
    Lithology - fertility 5.4 index
    Lithology - mean age 57.9852 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.58044016 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.58612216 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 86.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.764
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.984
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.986
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.312
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.46400002
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 27.8
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.562
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 10265.49 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 45.75483 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 117.0893 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.7256157
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 21.53629 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1313.9492 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 8.41571 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 1.7256157
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 11.24037
    Unreliable water retention parameters 5.4545455
    Water deficit - month max 88.798584 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 20.182947 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 139.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.82872885 MPa
    Water potential - month max -0.010508053 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 70.43814
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 37.68167
    Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.51298 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 113.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -4.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.22195633 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.6528176 m
    Topographic roughness 24.09196 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.09650153 %
    Valley bottom % 31.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 3.986757
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1325 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 88.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2959 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 32.52941 Day