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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P012022

PreservedSpecimen of Musculus (Modiolarca) cumingianus | Three-area Mussel recorded on 1999-04-08


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Malacology Collection
Catalog number P012022
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by R.C. Willan
Identified date 1999
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Occurrence status present
Collection code Mollusc
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1999


Collecting date 1999-04-08
Supplied as year:1999  month:4  day:8 
Date precision Day


Scientific name Musculus (Modiolarca) cumingianus
Supplied scientific name "Musculus cumingianus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Three-area Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Family Mytilidae
Genus Musculus
Species Musculus cumingianus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State / Province Northern Territory
Locality Cargo Wharf, Gove Harbour, Gove Peninsula, NW. coast of Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia.
Latitude -12.2063333333333333
Longitude 136.6806666666666667
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arnhem Land
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Dhimurru
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Dhimurru
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Groote
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Indigenous Protected Areas 2013 Dhimurru
    PSMA Localities (2018) EAST ARNHEM
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NHULUNBUY

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5638
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.1679
    Endemism 0.027452018
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.038018692
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 3174.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.4571104 index
    Species Richness 660.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6538594
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.8392049
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.016243707
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 179.04552 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 219.66501 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 144.765 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.253395 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.316185 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.02922 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 108.43792 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.21 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.06697644
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.354153 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.309459 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 20.529434
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -13.54815
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 18.975094
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 272.7 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -70.6076 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -215.315 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 121.4875 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.4075 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 20.617916 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.862499 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.7975 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.102291 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 12.962494 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 20.6225 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 29.375 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.2250061 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.1375122 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.462494 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.6952057 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.3250122 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.5325012 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.2275085 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.585 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.6825 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1376.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 512.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 70.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 829.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -84.663765 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -232.6909 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.54
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.95 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 192.20328 km/day
    Wind run - month max 251.37021 km/day
    Wind run - month min 146.32787 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.9133735 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 3.2416666 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.65 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.3 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0728011 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.28460497 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0728011 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2998.058 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 2.05 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.06 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 41.66 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.3613 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.32 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.769999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.94 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.72 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.15464 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5043544
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.016243707
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 65.40869 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 16.20522 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9108042 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 45.3919
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 1.4619336
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 23.287106 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 104.585526 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 417.79803 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1675143 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 22.22637 kgC/ha
    Clay % 19.45024 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 189.23543 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 250.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1925.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 3.2844307 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.39794 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 104.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.105000004
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.01
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.02
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 85.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.6
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1917.845 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 24.33486 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 47.52737 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.208708
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 8.63659 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 466.6125 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.422087 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.208708
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.275733
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 154.6 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.67092 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 30.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 6.733578
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.00599281 degrees
    Topographic relief 7.673673 m
    Topographic roughness 55.40932 %
    Topographic slope (%) 2.068027 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 4.927097