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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23981

Preserved specimen of Dictenophiura platyacantha McKnight, 2003 | Brittlestar recorded on 1989-05-01


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.23981
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1170787; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23981"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:J.23981
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["O'Hara, Dr Tim D - Museum Victoria - Marine Invertebrates Laboratory"]
Identified date 2004
Collector ["Lowry, J.K.","Party"]
Supplied as "J.K. Lowry & party"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [epibenthic sled]
Date identified 2004


Occurrence date 1989-05-01
Sampling protocol ["epibenthic sled"]
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Dictenophiura platyacantha
Supplied scientific name "Dictenophiura platyacantha McKnight, 2003"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophiuridae
Genus Dictenophiura
Species Dictenophiura platyacantha
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Dictenophiura platyacantha McKnight, 2003
Scientific name authorship McKnight, 2003
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to McKnight, 2003


Latitude -36.71849
Supplied as: "-36.71849"
Longitude 156.21716
Supplied as: "156.21716"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gascoyne Seamount
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[FR0589-04] Tasman Sea, Gascoyne Seamount (36° 43' 07" S, 156° 13' 02" E) 01/05/1989 - 01/05/1989, epibenthic sled";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 36° 43' 6.600" S
Marine true
Verbatim longitude 156° 13' 1.800" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2016/1/11
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.17427975
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 29.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.1282794 index
    Species Richness 24.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 10.679167 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 261969.95 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 627.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.08 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.04 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.2703 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.013 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.26 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.6 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 18.67 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0026999998 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 15.94 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 21.9 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 18.923275 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.054344263 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.278623 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 1032.4584 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -644.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.7544208 degrees