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Occurrence record: MO:S87949

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalogue Number S87949
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Kirkendale, L.
Identified date 2014-01-01
Collector Pendoley, K.
Individual count 3
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2014-01-01

Event

Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily Tridacninae
Scientific name authorship (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -20.6500
Longitude 115.5667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Island Varanus Island
Island group Lowendal Islands
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to LABEL
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 115°34`00"E
Verbatim latitude 20°39`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Invalid collection date Failed
    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (offshore)
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF ASHBURTON
    PSMA Wards (2018) ASHBURTON WARD
    Vegetation
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Unknown/no data
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Unknown/No data

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2088
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.020220554
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.024375865
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 914.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0965743 index
    Species Richness 304.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 302.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 83.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 83.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 135.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 58.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 135.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 261.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 200.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 155.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 213.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 106.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 254.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 53.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3474.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 355.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 13982.507 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.065529 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.798868 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.15345839 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.1015913 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 17.666666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees