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Occurrence record: OtherInverts:G212493

PreservedSpecimen of Meridiastra calcar | Eight-arm seastar recorded on 1990-02-06

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection code Queensland Museum Other Invertebrates
Catalog number G212493
Other catalog numbers 2014719
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.OtherInverts:G212493
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code OtherInverts
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1990-02-06
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Meridiastra calcar
Supplied scientific name "Patiriella calcar"
Taxon rank species
Common name Eight-arm seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Supplied as "Patiriella"
Species Meridiastra calcar
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Lamarck, 1816)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Colac-Otway (S)
Locality Point Bunbury, rock platform; Apollo Bay
Latitude -38.752222
Longitude 143.668611
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 0m
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 50.0
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant 7. Other methods
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2014 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2015 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Corangamite
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by cool burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Corangamite
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Otway Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Otway Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 OTWAY COAST
    River Regions OTWAY COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Corangamite
    Local Government Areas 2011 Colac-Otway (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Colac-Otway - South
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COLAC OTWAY SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 7
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1302
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) OTWAY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) COLAC - CORANGAMITE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL AND SOUTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) CORANGAMITE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) CORANGAMITE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SOUTH-WEST CENTRAL VICTORIA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CORANGAMITE - GOLDEN PLAINS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) APOLLO BAY
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1,000 TO 4,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) APOLLO BAY
    PSMA Wards (2018) COLAC OTWAY SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas Colac-Otway (S) - South
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 South Victorian Uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Acacia forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Unknown/no data

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 9808116.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5636
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8797
    Endemism 0.019499203
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.024657318
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 20206.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.025885 index
    Species Richness 2027.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8211219
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 52.9 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 71.52917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 37.73 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2672788
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2658675
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.025 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.815 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 15.869995 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.5502725
    Aridity index - month max 3.5101821
    Aridity index - month min 0.3383464
    Evaporation - annual mean 99.69446 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 18766.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 189.15526 mm
    Evaporation - month min 34.879814 mm
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 89.81907 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 79.462814 %
    Humidity - month max relative 100.0 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.44124 %
    Humidity - month min relative 72.87869 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.87869 %
    Precipitation - annual 1563.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 951.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 103.53653 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.5546272
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 328.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 60.04371 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 150.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1114221
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.11105072
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 151.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 148.27635 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 329.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 48.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 17.486668 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 9.116667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.384186 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.86 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.34 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.94
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.73 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 336.08243 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 991.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 337.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 44.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 144.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 31.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 144.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 124.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 337.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 165.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 65.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 80.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 178.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2955.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 178.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.14035669 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1856.6217 m
    Remoteness index 2.296723
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 6426.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 16.0 %
    Runoff - average 10219.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 2.2 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 108.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.26 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 9.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5722171 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -10493.989 %
    Clay % 38.996178 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 43.75 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.76
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.7 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 2.9266055
    Water holding capacity 47000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.38665 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 126.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 389.79166 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 3.0 m
    Elevation 242.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 15.675442 degrees
    Topographic relief 15.69414 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.012055 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2212 EVI
    NDVI Mean 81.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 20.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3706 NDVI