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Occurrence record: MIZ:Z3269

PreservedSpecimen of Echinostrephus molaris recorded on 1998-10-18


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
Catalog number Z3269
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations 75% Ethanol
Identified by Marsh, L.M.
Identified date 1/01/1999
Collector Morrison, S.M.
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Occurrence status present
Collection code MIZ
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1/01/1999


Collecting date 1998-10-18
Supplied date "18/10/1998"
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Date precision Day
Event ID Woodside Dampier Expedition I 1998


Scientific name Echinostrephus molaris
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Echinoidea
Order Camarodonta
Family Echinometridae
Genus Echinostrephus
Species Echinostrephus molaris
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Blainville, 1825)


Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -20.4053
Longitude 116.9352
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality DA1/98/03
Island Legendre Island
Island group Dampier Archipelago
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 116°56.11`E
Verbatim latitude 20°24.32`S

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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
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (nearshore)
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF KARRATHA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi
    PSMA Localities (2018) DAMPIER ARCHIPELAGO
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Unknown/no data
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Unknown/No data

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2976
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9862
    Endemism 0.0207219
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.033568118
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1059.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7161984 index
    Species Richness 453.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.06567657
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.21696678
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 293.82764 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 374.08667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 198.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 62.641174 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 67.74357 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 58.607243 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 18.428612 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.017357273
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.373693 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.1802522 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 2.7598574
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -31.52585
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 1.7161088
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 65.10667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -275.39902 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -360.64832 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -171.05333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 30.33 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 23.504166 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.253333 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.078056 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.390278 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.170013 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 16.043333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 27.33 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.8833313 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.899994 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 12.213348 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.687779 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -4.269989 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.7966614 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.5833435 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.213333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 27.496666 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 249.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 99.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 137.66667 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 143.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -259.71594 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -366.23047 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 30.666668 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 23.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 25.766666 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.566668 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.466666 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.566667 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 26.033333 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2833333
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.033333 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.766666 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 263.4271 km/day
    Wind run - month max 322.2895 km/day
    Wind run - month min 213.10277 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.8608847 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.321245 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.011106 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.1746063 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.847605 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.1746063 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.655779 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 3.6476054 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 3.6476054 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.304795 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.72560316 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.304795 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 32022.71 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.079142 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.72 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8468 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.017 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.45999998 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.1 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.95 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.89 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -9.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.269999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.415407 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.11589962 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.2104828 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.06567657
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.21696678
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 267.89783 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 132.76727 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 5.910891
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 19.52701
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -266.9085 Gal
    Bulk density 1.093793 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.9 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 12.09884 kgC/ha
    Clay % 21.758621 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 41.8 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 30.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -11.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.08
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.09
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.24
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.15
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.0
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 89.333336
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.14
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 832.1333 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 34.30012 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 10.42409 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.7034483
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 1.896769 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 134.09132 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.241252 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.7034483
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.612511
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 41.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.9664 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 49.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 5.55272
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.4226633 degrees
    Topographic relief 9.997258 m
    Topographic roughness 77.53817 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.4828147 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 3.987713
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.016 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0492 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 195.13333 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 117.8 Day