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Occurrence record: invertebrates:E41269

PreservedSpecimen of Brachidontes erosus | Beaked Mussel recorded on 2009-04-10


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "TMAG"
Collection Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "invertebrates"
Catalogue Number E41269
Occurrence ID TMAG: E41269
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by S.J. Grove
Identified date 2017
Collector Grove, S.J.
Supplied as "S.J. Grove"
Individual count 4
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 By hand
Dataset name Grove Collection
Occurrence remarks shore-based record
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017


Collecting date 2009-04-10
Supplied as year:2009  month:4  day:10 
Sampling protocol By hand
Date precision Day


Scientific name Brachidontes erosus
Original name Brachidontes erosus
Taxon rank species
Common name Beaked Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Supplied as "Mytiloida"
Family Mytilidae
Genus Brachidontes
Species Brachidontes erosus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Flinders Island: Tanners Bay: Pine Scrub
Latitude -39.9073
Longitude 147.8239
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Biome Marine

Additional properties

order name Mytiloida

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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 74f3fc0d-31bc-4d96-9311-1f2a99dbd72c
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachidontes erosus
    Coordinates -39.9073,147.824
    Collector [Grove, S. Simon]
    Year 2009
    Month 04
    Day 10
    Related records
    Record UUID a19685e7-6be8-444e-a9a1-657cda403ec7
    Data Resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -39.907,147.824
    Collector [Grove, S.J.]
    Year 2009
    Month 04
    Day 10
    Comments Collectors were similar
    Coordinate precision differs

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Bun Beetons Point
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Bun Beetons Point
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Bun Beetons Point
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FLINDERS-CAPE BARREN ISLANDS
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Plateau
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Flinders
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 FLINDERS COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) APSLEY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MCINTYRE
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bass Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3976693.0 $
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4356
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6179
    Endemism 0.006422229
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0072951326
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Migratory species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1070.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.9609394 index
    Species Richness 521.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.85282254
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 43.596153 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 58.775642 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 27.456923 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9724323
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.028184656
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.44564 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.675512 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.922302 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.8601179
    Aridity index - month max 2.0160525
    Aridity index - month min 0.22377156
    Evaporation - annual mean 97.25633 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 173.5139 mm
    Evaporation - month min 36.038227 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.033076923 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.3292308 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 86.07434 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 81.727264 %
    Humidity - month max relative 91.188576 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 85.410324 %
    Humidity - month min relative 78.57542 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 78.57542 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 754.1667 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 59.128197 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.33721796
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 235.16667 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 38.827477 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.1666665 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 137.5 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9464426
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.666666 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.056263167
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 137.66667 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 74.65495 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 20.166666 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 236.66667 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.633333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.233334 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 15.482436 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.233334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 9.922628 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 15.452667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.166667 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.83 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.35 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.85 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.7166667 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44333333 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 19.917692 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.9633333
    Temperature - warmest month min 13.314615 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.516666 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.966666 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 151.2675 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 759.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 239.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 37.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 131.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 25.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 131.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 88.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 248.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 136.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 163.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 60.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 99.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 79.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 173.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2852.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 173.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 107.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12369317 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.12369317 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1961.534 m
    Remoteness index 16.98
    Water Observations From Space 11.22449 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 64.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.05 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 21.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1403539 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 13.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 185.7143 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.725
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.55 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.9951327
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.91422 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 165.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 250.45833 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1.0 m
    Elevation 137.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 9.588166 degrees
    Topographic relief 78.37148 m
    Topographic slope (%) 8.005704 %
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.221 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 73.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 27.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NPP Mean 14.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4828 NDVI