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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23950

Preserved specimen of Asterias amurensis Lütken, 1871 | Northern Pacific Seastar recorded on 2003-01

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 Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number J.23950
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1170082; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23950"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23950
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Berents, Dr Penelope Blackburne - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"]
Identified date 2004
Collector ["O'Hara, D. Tim","Museum Victoria"]
Supplied as "O'Hara, Dr Tim D. - Museum Victoria - Marine Invertebrates Laboratory"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2004

Event

Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 2003, Month: 1, Day:
Supplied date "2003-01"
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1081888
Date precision MONTH

Taxonomy

Scientific name Asterias amurensis
Supplied scientific name "Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871"
Identified to rank species
Common name Northern Pacific Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Forcipulatida
Family Asteriidae
Genus Asterias
Species Asterias amurensis
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Scientific name authorship Lütken, 1871
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Lutken, 1871

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Latitude -37.85
Supplied as: "-37.850"
Longitude 144.966
Supplied as: "144.966"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Melbourne, St Kilda Pier
Water body Pacific Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Pacific Ocean, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, St Kilda Pier (37° 51' S, 144° 58' E) /01/2003 - /01/2003, Field Collected - Aquatic";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 37° 51' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 144° 58' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2011/11/23
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Gippsland Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Gippsland Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 YARRA RIVER
    River Regions YARRA RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Melbourne Ports
    Local Government Areas 2011 Port Phillip (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Port Phillip - West
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PORT PHILLIP CITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 28
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1246
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER MELBOURNE
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ALBERT PARK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - INNER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MELBOURNE PORTS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MACNAMARA
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) ALBERT PARK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) MAJOR URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1 MILLION OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ALBERT PARK
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Wards (2018) LAKE WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Port Phillip (C) - West
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    Land cover Built-up
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Removed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3839264.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2854
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6883
    Endemism 0.05478745
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.081865095
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4964
    Migratory species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 278005.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8867235 index
    Species Richness 7130.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5034126
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 48.51 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 46.518333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.69 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.157675
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.15652928
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.299168 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.503333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.440002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.67104846
    Aridity index - month max 1.3599826
    Aridity index - month min 0.22938716
    Evaporation - annual mean 111.18817 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 14979.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 204.92796 mm
    Evaporation - month min 36.029873 mm
    Evaporation - variability 13.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.3 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.61003 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.59309 %
    Humidity - month max relative 89.13664 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.08781 %
    Humidity - month min relative 61.88502 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 61.88502 %
    Precipitation - annual 632.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 623.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 54.868465 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.01703736
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 153.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 126.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1323931
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.1315907
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 131.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 68.70462 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 184.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.300833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.913333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.600006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.92 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.64 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.27
    Temperature - warmest month min 13.35 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 343.10077 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 664.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 155.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 43.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 133.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 133.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 71.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 196.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 203.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 58.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 99.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 197.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3711.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 261.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 197.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.45 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2539.6416 m
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 291.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 155.0 %
    Runoff - average 176.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 69.349014
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 70.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3240714 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 12.750295 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 168.18182 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.57
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.88
    Nutrient status 1.1333333 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 1.9075516
    Water holding capacity 92000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.26551
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.34131 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 272.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 35.208332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 5.0 m
    Elevation 14.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.48544303 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.549986 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.5386738 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1599 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 23.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0079 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 23.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.332 NDVI