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Occurrence record: DNA Laboratory:Z16730

MaterialSample of Balaenoptera musculus | blue whale recorded on 1992-05-06

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria DNA Laboratory
Supplied collection code "DNA Laboratory"
Catalogue Number Z16730
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:DNA Laboratory:MaterialSample:Z16730
Basis of record MaterialSample
Preparations Tissue | Frozen | ethanol 95% | Skin | ethanol 96% | -196°C
Sex Male
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Owner institution code NMV
Disposition In collection
Relationship of resource same individual
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Country conservation Endangered,
Occurrence status present
Related resource id urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Mammalogy:PreservedSpecimen:C28663-3
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 1992-05-06
Supplied date "1992-05-06T00:00:00\1992-05-06T00:00:00"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Vertebrata | Mammalia | Cetacea | Mysticeti | Balaenopteridae
Scientific name Balaenoptera musculus
Taxon rank species
Common name blue whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenopteridae
Genus Balaenoptera
Species Balaenoptera musculus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Beach at Cathedral Rock, 5 km NE of Lorne
Latitude -38.5
Longitude 144.01
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Beach at Cathedral Rock, 5 km NE of Lorne
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Google Earth
Georeference protocol Estimation
Georeferenced by Karen K. Roberts
Georeferenced date 2013-02-25
Supplied as 2013-02-25T00:00:00
Biome Marine

Additional properties

blocked Available for loan
material sample type Tissue
preparation materials ethanol 95% | ethanol 96%
preservation temperature -196°C
preservation type ethanol 95% | ethanol 96%

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2014 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2015 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Corangamite
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Corangamite
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Victoria
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    River Regions OTWAY COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Surf Coast - West
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 9808116.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9154
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9992
    Endemism 0.010019906
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01124521
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 47575.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.687982 index
    Species Richness 1720.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.79301745
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 48.343845 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 65.76327 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.978462 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.249754
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.24838452
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.827116 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.133077 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.630005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.0703206
    Aridity index - month max 2.508266
    Aridity index - month min 0.20965871
    Evaporation - annual mean 97.290215 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15455.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 185.51526 mm
    Evaporation - month min 32.9353 mm
    Evaporation - variability 5.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.044615384 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.34923077 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 88.223526 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 78.60558 %
    Humidity - month max relative 97.28269 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 86.51352 %
    Humidity - month min relative 68.849655 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.849655 %
    Precipitation - annual 825.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 874.8 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 69.20246 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.4925707
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 287.2 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 38.89489 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 132.8 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.171827
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.17094137
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 132.8 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 99.028175 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 24.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 287.6 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.64 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 48.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.78 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 17.209871 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.54 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.688397 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 17.720825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.263077 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.82 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.48 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.478 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.759232 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.05
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.496154 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.42 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.82 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 314.46277 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06708204 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2827.4597 m
    Remoteness index 1.3536873
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 4113.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 42.0 %
    Runoff - average 1306.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 85.9375 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 108.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.15 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5722171 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 38.996178 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 43.75 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.752
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.7 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 2.9266055
    Water holding capacity 28000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.34296 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 74.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 357.16666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 145.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 12.595903 degrees
    Topographic relief 46.65844 m
    Topographic slope (%) 5.379009 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0086 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.045 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 85.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 17.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.1028 NDVI