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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P031280

PreservedSpecimen of Placuna ephippium | Saddle Window Shell recorded on 2004-11-29

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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Mollusc"
Catalogue Number P031280
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mollusc:P031280
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by R.C. Willan
Identified date 2005
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2005

Event

Collecting date 2004-11-29
Supplied as year:2004  month:11  day:29 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Placuna ephippium
Taxon rank species
Common name Saddle Window Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Pectinida
Family Placunidae
Genus Placuna
Species Placuna ephippium
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 Northern Territory
Locality approx. 500 metres west of McPherson Point, South Goulburn Island, central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia.
Latitude -11.6447
Longitude 133.4399333333333333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arnhem Land
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Cobourg
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    PSMA Localities (2018) WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5567
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6326
    Endemism 0.01714062
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02332184
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 301.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.3135734 index
    Species Richness 230.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 19002.41 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.2999997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 18.949999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.4793 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 1.0 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.5 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.0 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.48 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.289999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.59 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.102226 Degrees C
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 12.166667 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10746165 degrees