Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F77901

Preserved specimen of Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880 | Maori Octopus recorded on 1973-08-23

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 F77901
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F77901
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["T N. Stranks"]
Identified date 1988
Collector ["Symond, P."]
Supplied as "P Symond"
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 1973-08-23
Supplied date "1973-08-23T00:00:00\1973-08-23T00:00:00"
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Coleoidea | Octopoda | Incirrata | Octopodidae
Scientific name Octopus maorum
Supplied scientific name "Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880"
Identified to rank species
Common name Maori Octopus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus maorum
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Hutton, 1880
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | South Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Locality Northern Great Australian Bight
Latitude -32.4
Supplied as: "-32.4"
Longitude 133.5
Supplied as: "133.5"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Northern Great Australian Bight
Minimum depth in metres 49
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Recorded date invalid Warning
    Show/Hide 98 passed properties
    Show/Hide 5 missing properties
    Show/Hide 11 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2014 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2015 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Eyre Peninsula
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Eyre Peninsula
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Murat
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 8.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5426
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1785
    Endemism 0.011164216
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015124744
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 766.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.4857483 index
    Species Richness 190.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.349999 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 23291.725 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 3.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 1.145509 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.9022 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.008 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.62 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 36.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 16.949999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.94 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.78 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 14.78 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.949999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.132523 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.094239935 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7592032 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 63.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -39.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.19849402 degrees