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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F236336

PreservedSpecimen of Ophiothrix (Placophiothrix) spongicola | Brittle Star recorded on 2016-11-11


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 F236336
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Whole;specimenForm=wet;fixativeTreatment=Ethanol 95%;storageMedium=Ethanol 70%
Identified by Ms Lupita Bribiesca - University of Melbourne (The) and Museum Victoria
Identified date /11/2016
Collector Naughton, M. Kate|Museum Victoria|University of Melbourne (The) and Museum Victoria
Supplied as "Kate M. Naughton - Museum Victoria; Ms Lupita Bribiesca - University of Melbourne (The) and Museum Victoria"
Individual count 2
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
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Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number BBCW 2016 047
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol hand, SCUBA
Dataset name Bush Blitz 2016 Mallacoota
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified /11/2016


Field number BBCW 2016 047
Collecting date 2016-11-11
Supplied date "2016-11-11T00:00:00;2016-11-11T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol hand, SCUBA
Date precision Day
Event ID BBCW 2016 047


Higher classification Echinodermata;Ophiuroidea;Ophiurida;Ophiotrichidae
Scientific name Ophiothrix (Placophiothrix) spongicola
Supplied scientific name "Ophiothrix (Placophiothrix) spongicola Stimpson, 1855"
Taxon rank species
Common name Brittle Star
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophiotrichidae
Genus Ophiothrix
Species Ophiothrix spongicola
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Subgenus Placophiothrix
Scientific name authorship Stimpson, 1855
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Tullaburga Island, east of Mallacoota, west of Gabo Island
Latitude -37.5468
Longitude 149.84
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Tullaburga Island, east of Mallacoota, west of Gabo Island
Minimum depth in meters 0
Maximum depth in meters 7.5
Island Tullaburga
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Google Maps
Georeference protocol estimated from Google maps
Georeferenced by Dr Genefor Walker-Smith - Museums Victoria
Georeferenced date 2017-04-25
Supplied as 2017-04-25T00:00:00
Location ID Bush Blitz 2016 Mallacoota047
County East Gippsland
Biome Marine
Municipality Mallacoota

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    NRM Regions 2010 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) East Gippsland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 East Gippsland
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Twofold Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 655602.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 189495.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3512158.0 $
    Sheep numbers 64608.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5562
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.18
    Endemism 0.0070777526
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012404402
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 6900.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.337411 index
    Species Richness 1348.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.9076544
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.7141495
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.4224237
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 100.96632 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 174.18333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 41.921665 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.15083334 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.55 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.100833334 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 86.54145 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 87.82383 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 85.47767 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 73.08632 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 51.155 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.91125613
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.84981805 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.9600269 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.0420445
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.09694489
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.04183935
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 90.70583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -27.879997 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -95.175835 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 33.6625 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.9625 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.518611 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 6.9133334 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 20.010902 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.237917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.407501 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 7.7525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 15.773334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.7799988 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.8224792 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 8.519165 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.7729926 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.3424988 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.2991638 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.3191833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.16 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 16.765833 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual 987.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 933.75 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 254.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 221.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 207.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 236.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 216.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 207.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 258.25 mm
    Precipitation - winter 249.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -40.28097 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -128.00565 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 8.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 6.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 41.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.475 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 9.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 15.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.675 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.725 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.35 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.625 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.925 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0274999
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.925 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.35 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 352.2257 km/day
    Wind run - month max 391.8836 km/day
    Wind run - month min 310.9827 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.741667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.475 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.95 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.8 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.014142135 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2415.4482 m
    Remoteness index 9.350548
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.7615815
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.4224237
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 76.150566 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 19.867346 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.6625 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 68.542336
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 38.01813
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 3.1949527 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 38.33943 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 56.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 402.539 Gal
    Bulk density 1.6032902 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 313.7266 kgC/ha
    Clay % 28.933937 %
    Erodibility 10.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 25.0 %
    Erosivity 2061.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 46.11111 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.538461 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 30.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.74
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.985
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.33
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.38
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 34.75
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.38
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 26474.99 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 107.4499 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 198.8088 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.7292745
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 36.71255 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 3252.035 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 19.84197 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.7292745
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.786288
    Unreliable water retention parameters 38.88889
    Water holding capacity 53000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 87.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.89891 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 175.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 213.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 19.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.8108374 degrees
    Topographic relief 17.24825 m
    Topographic roughness 102.4556 %
    Topographic slope (%) 2.561357 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 62.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 87.4 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 119.19355 Day