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Occurrence record: Marine Invertebrates:K3696

Preserved specimen of Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) | Sea Star
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Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Marine Invertebrates"
Catalog number K3696
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:433021"]
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Gowlett-Holmes, K L  
Collector Gowlett-Holmes, K. L  
Supplied as "Gowlett-Holmes, K L"
License CC-BY
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Date identified 2003-09-13

Event

Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:33689
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Meridiastra atyphoida
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Star
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Species Meridiastra atyphoida
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -35.08
Supplied as: "-35.08"
Longitude 137.75
Supplied as: "137.75"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Yorke Peninsula, Edithburgh
Coordinate precision 0.01
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 35 05 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 137 45 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern and Yorke
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern and Yorke
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern and Yorke
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions St Vincent Gulf
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Occurrence Density 6735.0 frequency
    Species Richness 1270.0 frequency
    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 388.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 163.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 165.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 41.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.15
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.3 degrees C
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.35
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.76