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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.168950

Preserved specimen of Amphioctopus exannulatus (Norman, 1993) | Plain-spot Octopus recorded on 1991-08-08


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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.168950
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10351375","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.168950"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Norman, M.  
Collector Loch, I.  
Supplied as "Loch, I."
Specimen type cited: Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1992 : Octopodidae : : Cephalopoda : Mollusca;cited: Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993 : Octopodidae : : Cephalopoda : Mollusca
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1992
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: texpress 01/Sep/1999";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: texpress 01/Sep/1999";
Occurrence date 1991-08-08
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Amphioctopus exannulatus
Supplied scientific name "Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993"
Identified to rank species
Common name Plain-spot Octopus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Amphioctopus
Supplied as "Octopus"
Species Amphioctopus exannulatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993
Scientific name authorship (Norman, 1993)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Norman, 1993


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -25.316
Supplied as: "-25.316"
Longitude 153.04166
Supplied as: "153.04166"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Fraser Island, W side
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 3764 B] Australia, Queensland, Fraser Island, W side (25° 19' 00" S, 153° 02' 30" E) 08/08/1991 - 08/08/1991, Loch, Mr I W(Collector), Field Collected - Aquatic";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 25° 19' 0" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 2' 30" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2020/7/30
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Hervey Bay - Tin Can Bay
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Hervey Bay - Tin Can Bay
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Hervey Bay - Tin Can Bay
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Sandy Strait
    NRM Regions 2010 Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2017 Burnett Mary
    RAMSAR wetland regions Great Sandy Strait (including Great Sandy Strait, Tin Can Bay and Tin Can Inlet).
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Burnett Mary
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 FRASER COAST REGIONAL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HERVEY BAY
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sea, estuaries (includes seagrass)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 5974.0 frequency
    Species Richness 728.0 frequency
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1165.6666 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 194.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 151.33333 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 42.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 416.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 47.333332 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 437.16666 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.133333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 24.166666
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.983334 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.016666 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 16.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.616667 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.155
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.683334 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 25.583334 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 24.816668 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.76666665
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.985