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Occurrence record: Reptile:R26478

PreservedSpecimen of Hydrophis platurus | Yellow-bellied Seasnake recorded on 1988-11-05

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Catalog number R26478
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R26478
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by P.G. Horner
Identified date 2001
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence status present
Collection code Reptile
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2001

Event

Collecting date 1988-11-05
Supplied as year:1988  month:11  day:5 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis platurus
Supplied scientific name "Pelamis platurus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Yellow-bellied Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Elapidae
Supplied as "Hydrophiidae"
Genus Hydrophis
Supplied as "Pelamis"
Species Hydrophis platurus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Locality Fog Bay
Latitude -12.833
Longitude 130.283
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Anson Beagle
    Marine
    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 Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    PSMA Localities (2018) RAKULA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) DALY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) DALY

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.355
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8136
    Endemism 0.024244864
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0014476049
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.12345679 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.1851852 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2911.3677 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 8.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.54 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 11.19 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.4807 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.82 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.199999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.149998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.14 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 23.97 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.51 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.906729 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.20209244 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 3.0316901 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 8.833333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees