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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F272244

PreservedSpecimen of Acanthopleura spinosa


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 code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F272244
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Whole;specimenForm=dry;storageMedium=dry
Sex Unknown
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Date precision Not Supplied


Higher classification Mollusca;Polyplacophora;Neoloricata;Ischnochitonina;Chitonidae;Acanthopleurinae
Scientific name Acanthopleura spinosa
Supplied scientific name "Acanthopleura spinosa (Bruguière, 1792)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Polyplacophora
Order Chitonida
Supplied as "Neoloricata"
Family Chitonidae
Genus Acanthopleura
Species Acanthopleura spinosa
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Bruguière, 1792)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Western Australia
Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality Port Hedland
Latitude -20.3
Longitude 118.58
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Port Hedland
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (nearshore)
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.606
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.3181
    Endemism 0.01960805
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.009958634
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 39.679012 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 5.9753084 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08643625
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.36190027
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 275.11404 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 341.228 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 196.592 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.069 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.473583 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 66.56542 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 55.29278 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 23.438751 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.011934498
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.6970862 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -2.2097635 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 5.747058
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -39.28534
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 4.5955834
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 95.985 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -251.6753 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -334.11853 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -169.24 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 29.387999 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 23.211584 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.697 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.743332 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.433083 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.88501 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.559999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 28.155 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.3950195 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.2520142 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 14.85199 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 12.310246 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -4.0849915 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -4.0970154 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.47699 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.445 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 27.032001 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 314.66666 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 1.1666666 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 206.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 206.66667 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -253.78896 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -357.39377 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 26.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 30.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 21.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 25.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.349998 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.183333 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 26.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.3183334
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 279.32947 km/day
    Wind run - month max 344.3558 km/day
    Wind run - month min 219.6963 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.606714 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.743934 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.3409343 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.5818686 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 3.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 3.8 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.13038404 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.41677332 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.13038404 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3000.0037 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.252398 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.59999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 9.23 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 3.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 11.6192 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 1.0 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.19 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.05 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.95 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.97 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.812906 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.15887254 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.093863 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.08643625
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.36190027
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 194.34744 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 81.77012 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 7.7792625
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 32.571022
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -121.232185 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.9 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 15.43492 kgC/ha
    Clay % 31.277779 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 20.0
    Lithology - age range 1.0369285 my
    Lithology - fertility 5.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.26375 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -1.1543403 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) -0.68443364 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -32.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.08
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.38
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.23
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.0
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 102.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.22
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1208.984 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 29.674435 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 15.81267 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.8
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 2.8573847 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 175.9831 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.3622437 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.6666667 m
    Soil pedality 2.8
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.6666666
    Topographic wetness index 2.624949
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 88.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.15259 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 17.333334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 2.434774
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.009555769 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2520373 %
    Valley bottom % 12.5 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 5.516009
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0177 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 5.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 7.0E-4 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0704 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 195.82353 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 54.17647 Day