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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.156085

PreservedSpecimen of Octopus tetricus | Gloomy Octopus recorded on 1988-03-17

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalogue Number C.156085
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:10079208; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.156085
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.156085
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Stranks, Mr. Tim N - Museum of Victoria - Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Identified date 1992-10
Collector Loch, I.
Supplied as "I. Loch"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol Hand.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1992-10
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";
Collecting date 1988-03-17
Sampling protocol Hand.
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1180128

Taxonomy

Scientific name Octopus tetricus
Supplied scientific name "Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852"
Taxon rank species
Common name Gloomy Octopus
Supplied common name "Common Sydney Octopus"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus tetricus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Gould, 1852
Accepted name usage Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -30.100
Longitude 153.216
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Woolgoolga, N.
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 79269] Australia, New South Wales, Woolgoolga, N. (30° 06' S, 153° 13' E) 17/03/1988 - 17/03/1988, Hand., Field Collected - Aquatic";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 153° 13' E
Verbatim latitude 30° 6' S

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Solitary Islands
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Solitary Islands
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Solitary Islands
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Solitary Islands
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Solitary Islands
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North Coast
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8637
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.0469
    Endemism 0.022922862
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.031446982
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 16695.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.241537 index
    Species Richness 2351.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8419046
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 82.57143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 118.35024 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.96143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.42887738
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.3260027
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.156548 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.914047 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.108582 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1513.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 215.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 162.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 525.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 52.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 588.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 28.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.95 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.165
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.45 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 21.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 306.8583 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1215.7179 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.78 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.8349 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.017 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 21.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.29 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.14 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0014 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 18.98 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.58 100 x degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3499459 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 31.338774 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 91.111115 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.83
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.6666666 index
    Soil depth 0.75 m
    Soil pedality 2.897684
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.58939 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 121.458336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -5.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.32879367 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic slope (%) 4.999887 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0155 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7179 NDVI