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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.111804

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam recorded on 1977-10-07

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalogue Number C.111804
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:2161954; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.111804
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.111804
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by I.Loch
Identified date 2004
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2004
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial";
Collecting date 1977-10-07
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1116701

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Supplied scientific name "Tridacna maxima (Röding, 1798)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Röding, 1798)
Accepted name usage Tridacna maxima (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Country TANZANIA
Latitude -6.650
Longitude 39.250
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Mbudya Is, NE end, ca 16km N of Dar-es-Salaam
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 70100] TANZANIA, Mbudya Is, NE end, ca 16km N of Dar-es-Salaam (6° 39' 00" S, 39° 15' 00" E) 07/10/1977 - 07/10/1977, Ponder, W F(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Verbatim longitude 39° 15' 0" E
Verbatim latitude 6° 39' 0" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2017/5/1
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine East African Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial East African Mangroves
    Biodiversity
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries East African Mangroves
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Marine Ecoregions of the World East African Coral Coast
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.03620836
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 487.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.3236823 index
    Species Richness 258.0 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 5.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.58 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.32 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.3885 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.008 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.64 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.03 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.71 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.77 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.56 100 x degrees C