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Occurrence record: Reptile:R13210

PreservedSpecimen of Hydrophis platurus platurus | Yellow-bellied Seasnake recorded on 1985-09-16

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R13210
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R13210
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by P.G. Horner
Identified date 1986
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1986

Event

Collecting date 1985-09-16
Supplied as year:1985  month:09  day:16 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis platurus platurus
Supplied scientific name "Pelamis platurus"
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name Yellow-bellied Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Elapidae
Supplied as "Hydrophiidae"
Genus Hydrophis
Supplied as "Pelamis"
Species Hydrophis platurus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory QLD
Locality East Of Cape Wessel, Gulf of Carpentaria
Latitude -10.733
Longitude 138.117
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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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 Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Arafura
    Marine
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Basin
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0056179776
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 268823.7 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 155.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.027084 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.3199999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9399998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 14.7699995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.6561999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.36 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.58 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.85 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.19999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.49 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.429998 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.93291 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.071925625 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.49749303 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 1.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -59.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees