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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:W.26226

Preserved specimen of Galeolaria gemineoa Halt, Kupriyanova, Cooper & Rouse, 2009 | Tube Worm recorded on 1971-02-28


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number W.26226
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1160274","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:W.26226"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:W.26226
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Johnson, Mr Richard Thorpe - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"]
Identified date 2000
Collector ["Hutchings, Patricia Ann","Australian Museum","Invertebrates, Marine"]
Supplied as "Hutchings, Dr Patricia Ann - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2000
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "according to Halt et al (2009), G. caespitosa is a south-western Australian species, and G. gemineoa is present from Sydney, NSW, north to Stradbroke Is, Queensland, and both species morphologically indistinguishable from each other";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "according to Halt et al (2009), G. caespitosa is a south-western Australian species, and G. gemineoa is present from Sydney, NSW, north to Stradbroke Is, Queensland, and both species morphologically indistinguishable from each other";
Occurrence date 1971-02-28
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Galeolaria gemineoa
Supplied scientific name "Galeolaria gemineoa Halt et al., 2009"
Identified to rank species
Common name Tube Worm
Supplied common name "Intertidal Tube Worm, dense aggregations are called Sydney Coral"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Family Serpulidae
Genus Galeolaria
Species Galeolaria gemineoa
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Galeolaria gemineoa Halt et al., 2009
Scientific name authorship Halt, Kupriyanova, Cooper & Rouse, 2009
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Halt et al., 2009


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -30.316
Supplied as: "-30.316"
Longitude 153.15
Supplied as: "153.15"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Coffs Harbour, southern side
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Coffs Harbour, southern side (30° 19' S, 153° 09' E) 28/02/1971 - 28/02/1971";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 30° 19' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 9' E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Solitary Islands
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North Coast
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8637
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.0469
    Endemism 0.03473058
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04306178
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 49385.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.252959 index
    Species Richness 3252.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8975558
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 79.846664 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 125.77028 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 35.206665 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.44488463
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2429196
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.88889 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.559444 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.243347 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1598.2 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 213.91333 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.693334 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 167.1 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 539.3 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 54.693333 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 626.66 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 28.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.430666 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.971334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.251333 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.252666 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.267333 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.132667 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 15.771334 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.4718 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.1932667
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.504 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.230667 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 21.545332 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 306.93246 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean -1.0000001 °C
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.058309518 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25455844 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.058309518 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1703.3346 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.090991 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.85999995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.8665998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.009000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.66999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.45 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 21.56 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.28 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.74 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 18.949999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.609999 100 x degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.1665673 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 9.637255 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 190.90909 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.84693336
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0833334 index
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 1.5029513
    Water holding capacity 80000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.83611 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 149.16667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.011288508 degrees
    Topographic relief 24.93253 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.588807 %
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.006 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 5.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5675 NDVI