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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F24476

Preserved specimen of Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990 | Southern Sand Octopus

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 F24476
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F24476
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["T N. Stranks"]
Identified date 1988
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

Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

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 Hobsons Bay
Latitude -37.85
Supplied as: "-37.85"
Longitude 144.93
Supplied as: "144.93"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Hobsons Bay
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    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
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Marine
    Estuary habitat mapping 39305 Port Phillip Bay Central Basin
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    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) 10.0 frequency
    Climate
    Evaporation - average 14428.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 13.0 %
    Precipitation - annual 611.0 mm
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.129167 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 881.1448 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 254.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 150.0 %
    Runoff - average 191.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 10.51 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 13.2198 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.71 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.82 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.71 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 10.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 21.25 100 x degrees C
    Substrate
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Water holding capacity 37000.0 mm
    Topography
    Aspect 269.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 27.916666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.030384758 degrees
    Vegetation
    NDVI Mean 32.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr