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Occurrence record: MO:S17592

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalogue Number S17592
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Kirkendale, L.
Identified date 2014-01-01
Collector , S.M.
Supplied as "Slack-Smith, S.M. et al"
Individual count 1 pair
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Inferred Associated Occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Sampling protocol Dive
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2014-01-01

Event

Collecting date Year: 1999, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1999 
Sampling protocol Dive
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily Tridacninae
Scientific name authorship (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -20.4828
Longitude 116.5425
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality DA3/99/47
Minimum elevation in metres -5
Maximum elevation in metres -5
Island Kendrew Island
Island group Dampier Archipelago
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Gps
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 116°32.55`00"E
Verbatim latitude 20°28.97`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Min and max altitude reversed Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID e26dbb36-2862-4edf-810f-0962639b1a8c
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -20.4828,116.5425
    Collector [, S.M.]
    Year 1999
    Related records
    Record UUID 98a88cd7-e646-4cc2-9269-99be1d6b011e
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -20.4828,116.5425
    Collector [, S.M.]
    Year 1999
    Comments Collectors were identical
    Occurrences was compared without month and day
    Coordinates were identical

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (nearshore)
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF KARRATHA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi WCD2005/001
    PSMA Localities (2018) DAMPIER ARCHIPELAGO

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2976
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9862
    Endemism 0.03236331
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.053877246
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3669.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.383527 index
    Species Richness 1188.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 21893.16 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 3.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.017165 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.75 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.96 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8271 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.012 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.16 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.079998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.95 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.98999995 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.67 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.42 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.440748 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09404645 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.8379505 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 35.416668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7119412 degrees