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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F240427

PreservedSpecimen of Dytaster | Seastar recorded on 2015-11-17

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 Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalogue Number F240427
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F240427
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Whole | wet | ethanol 95% | ethanol 95%
Identified by Dr Christopher Mah - Smithsonian Institution
Identified date 04/10/2017
Collector IN2015_C01 GAB Chevron Expedition
Supplied as "IN2015_C01 GAB Chevron Expedition - Marine Invertebrates Team"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Field number IN2015 C01 079
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol beam trawl
Dataset name IN2015_C01
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017-10-04
Supplied as 04/10/2017

Event

Field number IN2015 C01 079
Collecting date 2015-11-17
Supplied date "2015-11-17T09:44:00\2015-11-17T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol beam trawl
Date precision Day
Event time 09:44:00
Event ID IN2015 C01 079

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Asteroidea | Valvatacea | Paxillosida | Astropectinidae
Scientific name Dytaster
Supplied scientific name "Dytaster exilis Sladen, 1889"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "Species"
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Paxillosida
Family Astropectinidae
Genus Dytaster
Species Dytaster exilis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Sladen, 1889
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | South Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Locality Great Australian Bight
Latitude -34.3414
Longitude 129.942
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Great Australian Bight
Minimum depth in metres 2080
Maximum depth in metres 2078
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Compiler
Georeference protocol data provided with specimen(s)
Georeferenced by Franziska Althaus - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Location ID IN2015 C01 079
Biome Marine

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southern Province
    Marine
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.06308891
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 46.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.527273 index
    Species Richness 38.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 225119.75 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 304.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.94 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.4699999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.1102 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.96 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.719997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 17.13 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.14999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 14.889999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.83 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.285463 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.036636382 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.14985617 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 195.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -2096.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.90949523 degrees