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Occurrence record: Reptile:R02081

PreservedSpecimen of Hydrophis platurus platurus | Yellow-bellied Seasnake

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R02081
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R02081
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by G.F. Gow
Identified date 1975
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1975

Event

Collecting date Year: 1975, Month: 08, Day:
Supplied as year:1975  month:08 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis platurus platurus
Supplied scientific name "Pelamis platurus"
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name Yellow-bellied Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Elapidae
Supplied as "Hydrophiidae"
Genus Hydrophis
Supplied as "Pelamis"
Species Hydrophis platurus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Supplied as: "QLD"
Local government area Cook (S)
Locality Weipa, Cape York Peninsula
Latitude -12.683
Longitude 141.883
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Water
    NRM Regions 2010 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2014 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2015 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Cape York
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Cape York
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions West Cape York
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 EMBLEY RIVER
    River Regions EMBLEY RIVER
    Marine
    Estuary habitat mapping 16773 Embley River Intertidal Flats
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Leichhardt
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Comalco ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Cook (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Cook
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COOK SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 59
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 590
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CAPE YORK WILDERNESS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA Localities (2018) MISSION RIVER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Cook (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sea, estuaries (includes seagrass)
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Bare
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3087449.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4435
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7288
    Endemism 0.025748938
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.029570365
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 27239.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.607014 index
    Species Richness 1532.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0193394
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 125.77 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 154.9325 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.45 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.15696926
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.301696
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.309166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.501667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.619995 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.98796564
    Aridity index - month max 3.5518115
    Aridity index - month min 0.011415525
    Evaporation - annual mean 169.72697 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 229.7 mm
    Evaporation - month min 119.1 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.32397 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 67.84416 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.942024 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.15286 %
    Humidity - month min relative 56.51003 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.51003 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1928.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 145.25172 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 10.737378
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.27754238
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 125.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.5833333
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 487.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 457.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 138.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1424.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.7125 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.2825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.300018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 18.07 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.64 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.29 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.5
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.59 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 279.7808 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3710795 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1137.1138 m
    Remoteness index 12.150098
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.068281 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -0.4984691 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3681386 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -9628.649 %
    Clay % 29.859308 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.51
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.24753 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 225.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 11.333333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.006857128 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.023587 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.04823214 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2204 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 20.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0025 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.409 NDVI