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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F266096

PreservedSpecimen of Brachidontes | Ribbed Mussel


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F266096
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Shell;specimenForm=dry
Collector Drysdale, N.
Supplied as "N Drysdale"
License CC-BY
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Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Date precision Not Supplied


Higher classification Animalia;Mollusca;Bivalvia;Mytiloida;Mytilidae
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
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Queensland
Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Locality Dingo Beach, Nellie Bay
Latitude -19.88
Longitude 148.05
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Dingo Beach, Nellie Bay
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    NRM Regions 2010 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2014 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2015 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 Burdekin
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Burdekin
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Lucinda-Mackay Coast
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    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 Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Port of Abbot Point and Abbot Point State Development Area ILUA
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WHITSUNDAY REGIONAL
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURDEKIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BURDEKIN

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2687
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9487
    Endemism 0.07978802
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.063562445
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 52.925926 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 4.5555553 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.41436854
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.3553749
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.05567126
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 164.85777 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 218.82167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 105.16 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.36416668 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.19416668 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.325 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.61614 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.09145 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 67.96249 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 70.4398 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.489166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.2813834
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.4968174 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.5628657 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 8.5908785
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.5158272
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 7.4593964
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 223.6425 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -94.417984 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -190.86 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 58.638336 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.569166 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.792013 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 14.393333 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.551458 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.456736 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.901642 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.653334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 25.283333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0508423 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.1166687 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.629974 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.094722 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.207489 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.3325195 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.6841736 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.555 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 24.769167 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 848.4 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 57.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 90.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 484.4 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 53.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 500.2 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -78.30235 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -185.14905 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.720001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 16.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 18.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.12 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.220001 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.26 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.779999 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.04 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.98 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0680001
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.82 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.76 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.720001 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 326.74472 km/day
    Wind run - month max 362.22717 km/day
    Wind run - month min 281.4673 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.6097913 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.7008553 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 5.8555 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.1297064 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.5812936 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.1297064 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.19594 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.1114354 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.1114354 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.041231055 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.28460497 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.041231055 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4757.246 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.03501 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -5.0048056 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.2799997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 13.03 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.522 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.7 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.51 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.37 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.71 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.02 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.3 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.406446 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.08169564 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.5870522 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.41766557
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.8999999
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.05567126
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 78.06203 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 25.335838 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.312092 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.2915264 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 37.5899
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 5.0104136
    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 209.16548 Gal
    Bulk density 0.96920353 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 56.30649 kgC/ha
    Clay % 30.39823 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 56.25 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 23.7104 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.727273 index
    Lithology - mean age 61.445198 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.58556324 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.73721683 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 79.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.45
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.222
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.968
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.89599997
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.05
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.108
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 70.4
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.712
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 4974.745 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 31.648916 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 55.766514 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.75 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.659292
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 10.21079 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 639.0955 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.794936 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.08 m
    Soil pedality 2.659292
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 4.285791
    Unreliable water retention parameters 5.6
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 165.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.28739 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 119.791664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.1250507 degrees
    Topographic relief 19.50656 m
    Topographic roughness 140.7366 %
    Topographic slope (%) 3.427146 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 52.636364 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 54.090908 Day