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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:CS37

HumanObservation of Orcinus orca | Killer Whale recorded on 1983-04-01

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalogue Number CS37
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:571336
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:Mammalogy:CS37
Basis of record Human observation
Identified by Owens, Helen
Identified date 1994
Individual count 8
License CC-BY
Occurrence remarks How observed: from boat Sighting Note: Number of animals and exact sighting date unsure. Observer suggested O. orca, Images at South Australian Museum: no
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1994
Identification remarks Confidence: 3

Event

Identification remarks Confidence: 3
Record date 1983-04-01
Supplied date "1983-04-"
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:207036

Taxonomy

Scientific name Orcinus orca
Supplied scientific name "Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Killer Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Delphinidae
Genus Orcinus
Species Orcinus orca
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -36.08
Longitude 137.25
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Point Ellen | 11 km SE (vicinity of South East Snare)
Coordinate precision 0.01
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 137 15 E
Verbatim latitude 36 05 S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020-11-17
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Eyre
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 10.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.502
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.564
    Endemism 0.010691677
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.013313291
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 506.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.2526445 index
    Species Richness 161.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 6728.518 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 10.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.033048 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.77 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.5752 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.88 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.86 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 16.52 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.47 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 14.67 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.44 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 16.653982 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07587298 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.5677953 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 41.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -44.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.43528566 degrees