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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F73269

PreservedSpecimen of Plectaster decanus | Seastar recorded on 1982-02-06

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 code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F73269
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenForm=Dry
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin
Identified date 1982
Collector Smith, G.|Macdonald, M.
Supplied as "G Smith; M MacDonald"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Field number WPNPA 24
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Dataset name WPNPA - Wilsons Promontory National Parks Association Survey
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1982

Event

Field number WPNPA 24
Collecting date 1982-02-06
Supplied date "1982-02-06T00:00:00;1982-02-06T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Date precision Day
Event ID WPNPA 24

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata;Asteroidea;Spinulosida;Echinasteridae
Scientific name Plectaster decanus
Supplied scientific name "Plectaster decanus (Müller & Troschel, 1843)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Plectaster
Species Plectaster decanus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Wilsons Promontory, Anser Island, NE shore
Latitude -39.1367
Longitude 146.317
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Wilsons Promontory, Anser Island, NE shore
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Type PhysicalObject

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Wilsons Promontory
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Wilsons Promontory
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Wilsons Promontory
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Wilsons Promontory
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 West Gippsland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 West Gippsland
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.417
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8271
    Endemism 0.02583644
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.022623751
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 1.691358 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.1557864 index
    Species Richness 9.728395 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5110.5713 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 94.47853 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.013786 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8799996 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.2879 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.28 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.35 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.29 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.17 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.32468 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07697209 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.51212245 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 278.95834 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -11.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.25406495 degrees