Occurrence record: Observations:36425384

Human observation of Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) | blue seastar recorded on 2019-10-15

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 36425384
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36425384
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Identified by Jess Miller-Camp
Identified date 2019-12-07T04:26:31Z
Collector Miller-Camp, Jess
Supplied as "Jess Miller-Camp"
License CC0
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Rights holder Jess Miller-Camp
Establishment means wild
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Dataset / Survey name iNaturalist research-grade observations
Identification verification status research
Date identified 2019-12-07T04:26:31Z
Identification ID 79907483

Event

Occurrence date 2019-10-15
Supplied date "2019-10-14T15:30:00-04:00"
Verbatim event date 2019/10/14 3:30 PM
Date precision DAY
Event time 19:30:00Z

Taxonomy

Scientific name Linckia laevigata
Identified to rank species
Common name blue seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Linckia
Species Linckia laevigata
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -23.439856
Supplied as: "-23.4398564387"
Longitude 151.913824
Supplied as: "151.9138240753"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gladstone, QLD, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 170.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Capricornia Cays IBA (Heron Island)
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Mackay-Capricorn
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture and temperature regime supports growth for 8���9 months of the year, with a 3���4 month dry season
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GLADSTONE REGIONAL
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) GLADSTONE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GLADSTONE

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.173
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.16674864
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.20434175
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 173591.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.4905958 index
    Species Richness 5289.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 79407.71 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 27.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 70.90909 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.052519 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -4.334348 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.61 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.62 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.1599998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9859998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.03 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.01 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.1 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.25 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 26.869999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.34621 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06308836 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.37790072 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 50.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.7212839 degrees