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Occurrence record: Reptile:R36633

PreservedSpecimen of Hydrophis platurus platurus | Yellow-bellied Seasnake recorded on 2010-04-19

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R36633
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R36633
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by D. White
Identified date 2010
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2010

Event

Collecting date 2010-04-19
Supplied as year:2010  month:04  day:19 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis platurus platurus
Supplied scientific name "Pelamis platurus"
Taxon rank subspecies
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 issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory QLD
Locality West of Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria
Latitude -16.437167
Longitude 138.773
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wellesley
    Marine
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    Political
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULF OF CARPENTARIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0043826527
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 43.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.6523132 index
    Species Richness 40.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 34746.027 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 40.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.007766 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 2.6399999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 54.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 8.5343 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.829998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.22 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.19 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 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 22.189999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.359999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.647175 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07769384 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.5607953 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 3.2083333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -24.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees