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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:C23571-3

PreservedSpecimen of Balaenoptera musculus | blue whale recorded on 1976-04-07

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Mammalogy Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalogue Number C23571-3
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Mammalogy:PreservedSpecimen:C23571-3
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Skeleton (part) | Dry
Collector Huxley, L.
Supplied as "L Huxley"
Sex Male
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Inferred Associated Occurrences This record has 6 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Country conservation Endangered,
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Mammalogy
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1976-04-07
Supplied date "1976-04-07T00:00:00\1976-04-07T00:00:00"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Vertebrata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Mysticeti | Balaenopteridae
Scientific name Balaenoptera musculus
Taxon rank species
Common name blue whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenopteridae
Genus Balaenoptera
Species Balaenoptera musculus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Levys Point, 4 km west of Warrnambool
Latitude -38.38
Longitude 142.43
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Levys Point, 4 km west of Warrnambool
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol AMG conversion, collection or Gazetteer
Biome Marine

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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 South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2014 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2015 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Glenelg Hopkins
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Glenelg Hopkins
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Otway
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Vegetation
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    Vegetation types - native Acacia forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.3425117E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5707
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9161
    Endemism 0.018084062
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02197198
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 19895.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0189 index
    Species Richness 1128.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.80700725
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 39.24167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 58.169792 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 25.713333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.223243
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.22181626
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.612917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.053056 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.991669 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 779.4 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 283.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 111.4 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 34.4 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 112.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 283.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.96 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.94 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.04 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.78 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.28 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.34 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.01
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.82 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.28 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 332.64462 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.014142135 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.40249223 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1470.4126 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Remoteness index 1.3289372
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 5.279203 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.61 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.88 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.7049 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.7 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.73 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.259999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.38 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.7 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 13.15 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.76 100 x degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.5613953 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 40.547092 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.686
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.45 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.1686046
    Water holding capacity 60667.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.08602 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 262.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 82.083336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -4.0 m
    Elevation 14.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.9536194 degrees
    Topographic relief 29.61089 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.643243 %
    NPP Mean 16.0 tonnes/ha/yr