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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:J20903

PreservedSpecimen of Mallacoota diemenensis | Amphipod recorded on 1991-02-26


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number J20903
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenForm=Wet;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Lauren E. Hughes - Australian Museum; Dr Gary C. Poore - Museum Victoria
Identified date 19/02/2008
Collector Museum Victoria|Museum Victoria
Supplied as "Dr Gary C. Poore - Museum Victoria; Dr Robin S. Wilson - Museum Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number CRUST 108
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol mini-sled
Dataset name CRUST
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2008-02-19
Supplied as 19/02/2008


Field number CRUST 108
Collecting date 1991-02-26
Supplied date "1991-02-26T00:00:00;1991-02-26T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol mini-sled
Date precision Day
Event ID CRUST 108


Higher classification Arthropoda;Crustacea;Malacostraca;Eumalacostraca;Peracarida;Amphipoda;Gammaridea;Gammarida;Maeridae
Scientific name Mallacoota diemenensis
Supplied scientific name "Mallacoota diemenensis (Haswell, 1879)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Amphipod
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Maeridae
Genus Mallacoota
Species Mallacoota diemenensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Haswell, 1879)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Port Phillip Bay, Swan Bay, E of Swan Island
Latitude -38.23
Longitude 144.65
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Port Phillip Bay, Swan Bay, E of Swan Island
Minimum depth in meters 4
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID CRUST 108
Biome Terrestrial

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Port Phillip Heads
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Port Phillip Heads
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Port Phillip Heads
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Port Phillip Heads
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal less than 3 and 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Swan Bay & Port Phillip Bay Islands IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions 2010 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2014 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2015 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 Corangamite
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by hot burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Corangamite
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Otway Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Otway Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BARWON RIVER-LAKE CORANGAMITE
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Greater Geelong - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GREATER GEELONG CITY
    PSMA Localities (2018) SWAN BAY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BELLARINE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA Wards (2018) BELLARINE WARD
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Plains

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 65253.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 2002.0 dse
    Sheep numbers 22355.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9488
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.171
    Endemism 0.06213202
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014178733
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 21.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 877.2469 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.4135724 index
    Species Richness 10.506173 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.51741105
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.0886911
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.17196098
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 114.136955 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 194.42847 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 48.205383 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.29076922 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 46.05096 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.94077 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1790488
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.39271554 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.32610422 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.7269564
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.17770445
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.37225565
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 56.56154 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -68.086 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -153.57 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 4.275387 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.071539 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.528525 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 6.0123076 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.630192 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.214231 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.630005 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 7.273077 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.310769 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.1523132 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.6815491 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.406921 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.415962 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.8723145 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.3538513 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.916931 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.903076 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 15.496154 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 615.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 149.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 38.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 174.2 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 18.2 mm
    Precipitation - spring 171.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring reliability 68.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 130.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer reliability 39.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 114.6 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 185.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 168.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 76.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -55.3 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -160.4 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.32 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.220001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 45.8
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 12.48 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.42 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.66 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.24 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.42 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.16 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.42 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0960001
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.88 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.48 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 11.72 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 342.01718 km/day
    Wind run - month max 403.5 km/day
    Wind run - month min 295.0 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.05 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.758333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.45 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 5.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 5.0 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.031622775 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.031622775 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 9265.719 m
    Remoteness index 0.8562299
    Water Observations From Space 45.89372 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5044068
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.84
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.17196098
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 92.75786 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 35.227093 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.3371464 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.71764016 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 45.396614
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 75.59999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 15.476489
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 181.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.51 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 15.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -115.2196 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1462069 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 102.704796 kgC/ha
    Clay % 5.9827585 %
    Erodibility 29.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 50.0 %
    Erosivity 609.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -27.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.594
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.884
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.944
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.924
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.18
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.22
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 49.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.22
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 8868.185 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 59.863842 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 78.9417 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.3793104
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 14.534467 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1206.8165 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 11.021913 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 1.3793104
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 7.533078
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 33000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 106.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.53949 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 129.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 85.458336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 6.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.8212999 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.834372 m
    Topographic roughness 62.67891 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.9761306 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 1.571551
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0816 EVI
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4313 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 194.33333 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 210.33333 Day