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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.171675

PreservedSpecimen of Octopus tetricus | Gloomy Octopus recorded on 1972-01-27

Dataset

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 code Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Catalog number C.171675
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:10085089; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.171675
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.171675
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified date 1992
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Collection code Malacology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1992
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";
Collecting date 1972-01-27
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:10043164

Taxonomy

Scientific name Octopus tetricus
Supplied scientific name "Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852"
Taxon rank species
Common name Gloomy Octopus
Supplied common name "Common Sydney Octopus"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus tetricus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Name according to Gould, 1852
Accepted name usage Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Latitude -32.266
Longitude 115.683
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Point Peron, 30ml S of Perth
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 1278 C] Australia, Western Australia, Point Peron, 30ml S of Perth (32° 16' 00" S, 115° 41' 00" E) 27/01/1972 - 27/01/1972, W.F.& J.M.Ponder(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 115° 41' 0" E
Verbatim latitude 32° 16' 0" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2016/11/29
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Shoalwater Islands
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Shoalwater Islands
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Shoalwater Islands
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Shoalwater Islands
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Southwest Australia Rivers & Streams
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Perth
    NRM Regions 2014 Perth
    NRM Regions 2015 Perth
    NRM Regions 2017 Swan Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Swan Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Swan Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF ROCKINGHAM
    Vegetation
    Vegetation types - native Other shrublands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 2.0 $/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2735
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.807
    Endemism 0.052037675
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.018903831
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5119
    Occurrence Density 71.4321 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.5595812 index
    Species Richness 9.08642 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7710748
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.7687852
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.034318972
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 143.21834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 261.42 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 58.69 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.4 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.79091 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 80.30082 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.53419 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 58.786667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.02 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.82788134
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.3098927 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.2098819 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.08763701
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.20618382
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -10.12548
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 162.5 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -84.43166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -250.67001 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 103.81 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 28.23 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 18.525833 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.83 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.110834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.831667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.580017 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 10.84 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.67 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.8200073 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.3099976 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.0 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.279167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.3299866 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.4700012 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.649994 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.42 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.42 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 736.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 389.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 85.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 416.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -84.05108 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -267.7476 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 11.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 26.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 8.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 9.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.22
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 314.67053 km/day
    Wind run - month max 342.90353 km/day
    Wind run - month min 284.40924 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.838261 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.129604 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.109207 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.495738 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.722677 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.495738 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.060273 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.7624044 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.7269397 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02828427 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.27658632 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02828427 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 6385.455 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.002873 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.0 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.2358 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.008 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.75 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 19.47 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.37 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.13 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 16.039999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.039999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.823282 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09480727 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7718669 mg/m^3
    Social
    Disadvantaged 974.2563 points (mean=1000)
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.49186048
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.034318972
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 79.20439 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 33.38394 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9237937 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 44.26744
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 3.0887072
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 13.611419 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 82.38602 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -685.8179 Gal
    Bulk density 1.16 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic -9988.346 %
    Carbon store pre-European 9.466633 kgC/ha
    Clay % 15.0 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.99994 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 9.999998
    Lithology - age range 1.806 my
    Lithology - fertility 5.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.45725 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -0.33984628 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.25671774 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -89.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.99
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.02
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.05
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 81.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.06
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 778.4791 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 25.05156 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 13.9184 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 0.6 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.8
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 2.481157 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 126.576324 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.465804 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.8
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.427065
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 94.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.09986 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 33.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 2.972008
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6111652 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.7333174 m
    Topographic roughness 138.26 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.952205 %
    Valley bottom % 12.5 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 5.430584