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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F24495

Preserved specimen of Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990 | Southern Sand Octopus recorded on 1891-07-15

Dataset

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 Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F24495
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F24495
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["T N. Stranks"]
Identified date 1988
Collector ["Fielder"]
Supplied as "Fielder"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Dataset [Invertebrates]
Date identified 1988

Event

Occurrence date 1891-07-15
Supplied date "1891-07-15T00:00:00\1891-07-15T00:00:00"
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Coleoidea | Octopoda | Incirrata | Octopodidae
Scientific name Octopus kaurna
Supplied scientific name "Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990"
Identified to rank species
Common name Southern Sand Octopus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus kaurna
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Stranks, 1990
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Elwood Beach
Latitude -37.88
Supplied as: "-37.88"
Longitude 144.98
Supplied as: "144.98"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Elwood Beach
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    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 No irrigation
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Gippsland Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Gippsland Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    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
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 YARRA RIVER
    River Regions YARRA RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Melbourne Ports
    Local Government Areas 2011 Port Phillip (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Port Phillip - St Kilda
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PORT PHILLIP CITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 28
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1246
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER MELBOURNE
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELWOOD
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - INNER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MELBOURNE PORTS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MACNAMARA
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) ELWOOD
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) MAJOR URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1 MILLION OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ALBERT PARK
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Wards (2018) CANAL WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Port Phillip (C) - St Kilda
    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 West Victorian Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    Land cover Built-up
    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 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3839264.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2854
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6883
    Endemism 0.05478745
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.081865095
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4964
    Migratory species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 278005.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8867235 index
    Species Richness 7130.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5133891
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 49.602142 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 47.895058 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.18357 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.149363
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.14831321
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.176846 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.527857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.227142 degrees C
    Evaporation - average 15126.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 636.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 157.33333 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 127.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 132.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 186.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.816666 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.283333 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.3166666 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.283334 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.383333 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.316666 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2616667
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.616667 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.516666 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.65 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 343.1942 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 8.229167 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 683.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 164.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 44.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 134.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 134.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 72.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 199.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 201.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 58.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 102.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 98.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3632.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 259.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.63639605 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1333.0703 m
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 340.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 167.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.767543 Degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 68.68093
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 70.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.520907 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 12.1254425 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 168.18182 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.58666664
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.89166665
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 1.8013275
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.46519 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 244.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 37.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 3.0 m
    Elevation 13.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.045798197 degrees
    Topographic relief 8.626379 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.5467913 %
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 25.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 51.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0099 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 28.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr