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Occurrence record: Reptile:R02081

PreservedSpecimen of Hydrophis platurus | Yellow-bellied Seasnake

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Catalog 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)
State conservation Queensland: Least concern wildlife
Occurrence status present
Collection code Reptile
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
Supplied scientific name "Pelamis platurus"
Taxon rank species
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 issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Supplied as: "QLD"
Locality 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
    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
    Beef numbers 1397616.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3087449.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4435
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7288
    Endemism 0.023783542
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.024303058
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 37.358025 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.9556999 index
    Species Richness 5.111111 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0193394
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 4.2215157
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.008326156
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 182.30583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 247.93 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 125.77 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 68.71525 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.237114 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 57.334393 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 154.9325 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.45 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.15696926
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 7.30387 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -8.811817 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 145.89545
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.301696
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 130.1102
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 530.94 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -27.373331 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -239.70999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 405.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.4 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.769167 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.35 MJ/m2/day
    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
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 19.33 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 31.39 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0299988 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.8500061 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 14.0 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.8075 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.5899963 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.8100281 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.5599976 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.95 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 24.9 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 (log) seasonality index 0.50056666
    Precipitation - annual mean 145.25172 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 10.737378
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 11.816329
    Precipitation - autumn 473.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 32.0 %
    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 - max difference between successive months 6.612903 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -7.6903224 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 125.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 141.5026
    Precipitation - spring 131.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.26138547
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.5833333
    Precipitation - spring reliability 19.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 1132.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 2.2006936
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 124.8912
    Precipitation - summer reliability 73.0 %
    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
    Precipitation - winter 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 7.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -24.475245 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -205.7 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 304.3 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 18.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 26.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.633333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 18.7 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 - coolest month max 29.39 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 - max absolute mean max 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.7700195 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 1.6299744 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 12.740021 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 14.787753 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.430003 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 7.0492544 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.0699768 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -1.8500061 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.9900208 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.29 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 36.73859 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
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.6957682 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.7596803 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 1.1295419 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 1.1295419 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.48329425 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.5368521 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 279.7808 km/day
    Wind run - month max 366.1598 km/day
    Wind run - month min 198.00824 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.166603 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.241667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.05 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.9 m/s
    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
    Age 40.70987 years
    Age - prime group 28.269655 Count
    Disadvantaged 867.438 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 7.4595385 %
    Education - vocational training 23.60468 %
    Employment 22.159357 %
    Home ownership 49.08843 %
    Income - high 19.772888 %
    Income - low 20.630392 %
    Internet 32.617912 %
    Population - change 6.128518 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -0.4984691 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 4.2150397 %
    Work force - older 33.31067 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.4598503
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.008326156
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 94.722786 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 17.129736 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.89492863 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 41.386528
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.749354
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 79.373085 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 417.747 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 222.8536 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3681386 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic -9628.649 %
    Carbon store pre-European 28.70676 kgC/ha
    Clay % 29.859308 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.50294596
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.011415525
    Erodibility 67.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 18537.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 65.5 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.857143 index
    Lithology - mean age 32.75 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.5152113 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.8162413 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 244.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.51
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.03
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.01
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 87.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.52
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 2469.4536 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 22.325855 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 38.614166 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 6.961076 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 406.868 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.0246954 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 6.976593
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water deficit - month max 78.557434 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 15.847148 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 173.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.8931518 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 45.265137
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 1.0273973
    Water surplus - annual mean 66.263756 mm
    Water surplus - month max 315.83075 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    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
    Ridge top flatness 6.794301
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.006857128 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.023587 m
    Topographic roughness 27.93675 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.04823214 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 5.617804
    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
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 54.866665 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 64.46667 Day