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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F69027

Preserved specimen of Ophiacantha clavigera Koehler, 1907 | Brittlestar recorded on 1981-11-22

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 F69027
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F69027
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria"]
Identified date 1985
Collector ["Museum Victoria"]
Supplied as "Dr Robin S. Wilson - Museum Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Field Number BSS 200 DRC
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [rock dredge]
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Date identified 1985

Event

Field Number BSS 200 DRC
Occurrence date 1981-11-22
Supplied date "1981-11-22T06:26:00\1981-11-22T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol ["rock dredge"]
Event ID BSS 200 DRC
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Date precision DAY
Event time 06:26:00

Taxonomy

Higher classification Animalia | Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Ophiacanthida | Ophiacanthina | Ophiacanthidae
Scientific name Ophiacantha clavigera
Supplied scientific name "Ophiacantha clavigera Koehler, 1907"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Supplied common name "Brittle Star"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Ophiacanthida"
Family Ophiacanthidae
Genus Ophiacantha
Species Ophiacantha clavigera
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Koehler, 1907
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Central Bass Strait, 20 km NNE of Bold Head, King Island
Latitude -40.0
Supplied as: "-40"
Longitude 144.348
Supplied as: "144.348"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Central Bass Strait, 20 km NNE of Bold Head, King Island
Minimum depth in metres 48
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID BSS 200 DRC

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Otway
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Sandwave/sandbank
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.315
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7367
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4126
    Occurrence Density 0.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.7375 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 7568.0415 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 23.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.552929 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.3199997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.2832 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.14 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.309998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.9 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.219997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.98999995 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.92 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.24 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.056811 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.080806516 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.5680061 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 7.4166665 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -47.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.122805014 degrees