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Occurrence record: MIZ:Z88890

Preserved specimen of Chondropsis kirki (Bowerbank, 1841) | Sponge recorded on 2019-06-17


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z88890
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Fromont, J.  
Identified date 1/1/2019
Collector 1.  Fromont   2.  , J.   3.  Gomez   4.  , O.A.  
Supplied as "Fromont, J. & Gomez, O.A."
Individual count 1
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Snorkell]
Date identified 2019-01-01
Supplied as 1/1/2019


Event ID Bush Blitz Cape Range June 2019
Occurrence date 2019-06-17
Supplied date "17/6/2019"
Sampling protocol Snorkell  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Chondropsis kirki
Taxon rank species
Common name Sponge
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Porifera
Class Demospongiae
Order Poecilosclerida
Family Chondropsidae
Genus Chondropsis
Species Chondropsis kirki
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Bowerbank, 1841)


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -21.8386
Supplied as: "-21.8386"
Longitude 114.0478
Supplied as: "114.0478"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality CR19/01
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 21°50`19"S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 114°02`52"E

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    Test name Result
    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Identification date before occurrence date Warning
    Name not supplied Warning
    Occurrence status inferred from individual count Warning
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Ningaloo
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 240.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 84.2 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 89.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 74.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 127.2 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.220001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 27.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.84 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.06 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.96 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.720001 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.36 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.74 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.3119999
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.58 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.82 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.29