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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P001265

PreservedSpecimen of Hippopus hippopus | bear paw giant clam recorded on 1986-07-30

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 P001265
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mollusc:P001265
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by M.M. Burke
Identified date 1987
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Inferred Associated Occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1987

Event

Collecting date 1986-07-30
Supplied as year:1986  month:7  day:30 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hippopus hippopus
Taxon rank species
Common name bear paw giant clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Cardiidae
Supplied as "Tridacnidae"
Genus Hippopus
Species Hippopus hippopus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Locality near West Island, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, off northern Western Australia.
Latitude -12.2166666666666667
Longitude 122.975
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ashmore Reef
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Ashmore Reef
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Ashmore Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Ashmore Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ashmore Reef
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Ashmore Reef IBA
    NRM Regions 2010 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2014 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2015 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2017 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    RAMSAR wetland regions Ashmore Reef National Nature Reserve
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Timor Province
    Marine
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Ashmore Reef Marine Park
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1064
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.04365642
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 5980.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.9163146 index
    Species Richness 1766.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 282608.56 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 7.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 5.5E-4 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.28 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.3399997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.1127 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.029000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.19999999 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.18 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.04 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.97999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0029 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.33 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.609999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.551363 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.04326254 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.1943408 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 216.83333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -14.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.6507703 degrees