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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F72884

PreservedSpecimen of Plectaster decanus | Seastar

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalogue Number F72884
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F72884
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Dry
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin
Identified date 1979
Sex Unknown
Individual count 2
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1979

Event

Collecting date Year: 1979, Month: 02, Day:
Supplied as year:1979  month:2 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Asteroidea | Spinulosacea | Spinulosida | Echinasteridae
Scientific name Plectaster decanus
Supplied scientific name "Plectaster decanus (Müller & Troschel, 1843)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Plectaster
Species Plectaster decanus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality East side of Woolamai, cape
Latitude -38.57
Longitude 145.37
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality East side of Woolamai, cape
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Victoria
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.249
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7143
    Endemism 0.017389843
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.021271285
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 96697.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.35935 index
    Species Richness 2097.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 8810.911 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.093536 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.35999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.6222 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.009000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.62 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.51 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.719999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.78 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 12.36 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.1 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.681718 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.087736756 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.66390663 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 135.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -25.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 7.7636805 degrees
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 51.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0258 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground