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Occurrence record: MO:S80079

PreservedSpecimen of Brachidontes | Ribbed Mussel


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 Mollusc Collection
Catalog number S80079
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Slack-Smith, S.M.
Identified date 2011-01-01
Collector Mcdonald, J.
Supplied as "McDonald, J."
Individual count 12 Pair
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code MO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011-01-01


Collecting date Year: 2011, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2011 
Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Brachidontes
Taxon rank genus
Common name Ribbed Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Supplied as "Mytiloida"
Family Mytilidae
Genus Brachidontes
Species Brachidontes pharaonis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (P. Fischer, 1870)


Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -32.1550
Longitude 115.7632
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to G/Earth
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 115°45`47.48"E
Verbatim latitude 32°09`18.32"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Southwest Australia Rivers & Streams
    NRM Regions 2010 Perth
    NRM Regions 2014 Perth
    NRM Regions 2015 Perth
    NRM Regions 2017 Swan Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Swan Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Swan Region
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southwestern Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF COCKBURN
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2735
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.807
    Endemism 0.03113075
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.036502626
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5119
    Occurrence Density 14367.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.730495 index
    Species Richness 1786.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.76570684
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.7501307
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.03341593
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 147.3825 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 267.465 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 60.15143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.26196 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.90864 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 67.76667 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 60.01244 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.005 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8623797
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.4519079 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.2664963 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.09004349
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.15830801
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -9.84203
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 165.42429 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -87.370056 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -255.85428 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 105.27286 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 28.296429 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 18.555595 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.866428 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.520893 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.377202 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.940002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 10.152857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.76357 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.9564514 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.492859 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.901428 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.143692 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.5485535 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.6900024 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.440002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.092857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.19143 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 752.8 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 398.8 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 39.8 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 84.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 37.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 423.4 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -86.12913 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -273.30804 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.42 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 11.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 26.82 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 8.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 9.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.92 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.29
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.22 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 339.25394 km/day
    Wind run - month max 368.93622 km/day
    Wind run - month min 306.9988 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.1916666 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.275 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.9 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.014142135 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.39115214 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1402.4199 m
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.741583 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.16763474 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.1311347 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.48705253
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.03341593
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 88.12805 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 37.438995 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.92908245 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 43.83473
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 3.0074332
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 14.08894 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 83.55592 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -947.57306 Gal
    Bulk density 1.0177966 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 19.53716 kgC/ha
    Clay % 7.076271 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 166.66667 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 1.4471 my
    Lithology - fertility 6.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.36695 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -0.71994346 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) -0.18248625 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -95.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.518
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.99
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.02
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.05
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 81.2
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.06
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1611.333 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 32.19027 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 27.9192 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 0.9 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.261017
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 5.072294 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 328.03815 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.848252 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.261017
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.400602
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 60000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 90.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.61446 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 31.541666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10887219 degrees
    Topographic relief 9.053332 m
    Topographic roughness 64.81248 %
    Topographic slope (%) 2.343136 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.9164373
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 211.06451 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 207.96774 Day