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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.64987

Preserved specimen of Munidopsis kensleyi Ahyong & Poore, 2004 | Squat Lobster recorded on 1988-06-21


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 P.64987
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1071035; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.64987"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.64987
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Ahyong, Dr Shane T - National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) - Marine Biodiversity and Biosecurity"]
Identified date 2003
Collector FRV "Kapala"
Specimen type Paratype: Munidopsis kensleyi Ahyong & Poore, 2004 : Munidopsidae : Decapoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;Paratype: Munidopsis kensleyi Ahyong & Poore, 2004 : Galatheidae : Decapoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;Paratype: Munidopsis kensleyi Ahyong & Poore, 2004 : Munidopsidae : Decapoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda
Sex Male
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2003


Occurrence date 1988-06-21
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Munidopsis kensleyi
Supplied scientific name "Munidopsis kensleyi Ahyong & Poore, 2004"
Identified to rank species
Common name Squat Lobster
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Munidopsidae
Genus Munidopsis
Species Munidopsis kensleyi
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Munidopsis kensleyi Ahyong & Poore, 2004
Scientific name authorship Ahyong & Poore, 2004
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Ahyong & Poore, 2004


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -32.116
Supplied as: "-32.116"
Longitude 153.15
Supplied as: "153.150"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality east of Tuncurry
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[K88-12-01] Australia, New South Wales, east of Tuncurry (32° 09' S, 153° 09' E) 21/06/1988 - 21/06/1988";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 32° 7' 0" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 9' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/11/19
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10km-100km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Province
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0514
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.037766002
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 313.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.564061 index
    Species Richness 128.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 13.4375 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 26471.32 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 54.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.72 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.7442 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 5.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.96 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.4 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.41 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.26999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.46 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 22.574465 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.04734961 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.22929275 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 1106.4166 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1066.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 6.6036787 degrees