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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.531750

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam recorded on 1963-12-01

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalogue Number C.531750
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:2161955; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.531750
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.531750
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by I.Loch
Identified date 2004
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2004
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial";
Collecting date 1963-12-01
Supplied date "1963-12"
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:10046520

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Supplied scientific name "Tridacna maxima (Röding, 1798)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Röding, 1798)
Accepted name usage Tridacna maxima (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -16.683
Longitude 139.833
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gulf of Carpentaria, off Bountiful Is
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 1591 B] Australia, Queensland, Gulf of Carpentaria, off Bountiful Is (16° 41' 00" S, 139° 50' 00" E) /12/1963 - /12/1963, Yaldwyn, J C(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 139° 50' 0" E
Verbatim latitude 16° 41' 0" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2017/5/1
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Thuwathu/Bujimulla
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Southern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Southern Gulf
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Southern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wellesley
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Bank/shoals
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Wellesley Islands Sea Claim
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Wellesley Islands Sea Claim QCD2004/001
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULF OF CARPENTARIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2165
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.015364697
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.019230315
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 702.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.324907 index
    Species Richness 301.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 15051.543 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.017643 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 2.76 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.83 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 72.76 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 8.2422 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.94 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.739998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.789999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 32.98 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.31 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.64 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.1917 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.15110125 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.8608341 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 18.666666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.085402034 degrees