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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F237424

PreservedSpecimen of Smilasterias clarkailsa | Seastar recorded on 1997-01-23


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F237424
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=partial;specimenForm=wet;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Christopher Mah - Smithsonian Institution
Collector Stranks, N. Tim|Csiro
Supplied as "Tim N. Stranks; et al; CSIRO"
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number SS01/97 15
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol Epibenthic Sled
Dataset name SS01/97
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number SS01/97 15
Collecting date 1997-01-23
Supplied date "1997-01-23T06:41:00;1997-01-23T06:51:00"
Sampling protocol Epibenthic Sled
Date precision Day
Event time 06:41:00;06:51:00
Event ID SS01/97 15


Higher classification Echinodermata;Asteroidea;Forcipulatida;Stichasteridae
Scientific name Smilasterias clarkailsa
Supplied scientific name "Smilasterias clarkailsa O'Loughlin & O'Hara, 1990"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Forcipulatida
Family Stichasteridae
Genus Smilasterias
Species Smilasterias clarkailsa
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship O'Loughlin & O'Hara, 1990
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Tasmania
Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality 82.9 km SSE of South East Cape, "Sister 1" seamount
Latitude -44.27
Longitude 147.29
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality 82.9 km SSE of South East Cape, "Sister 1" seamount
Minimum depth in meters 1100
Maximum depth in meters 1122
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol gps
Location ID SS01/97 15
Biome Marine

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Huon
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Huon
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Huon
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Huon
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmania Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Huon Marine Park
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.04569123
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3.691358 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.6931472 index
    Species Richness 1.0123457 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 99346.61 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 84.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.63 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.6689 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.1000001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.90999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.1 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.96 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 13.309999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.82 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.42 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0013 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 9.999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.349999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 15.98 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 13.564528 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06797033 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.42625707 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 623.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1530.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 6.752523 degrees