Occurrence record: Observations:73579299

HumanObservation of Batillaria australis | Australian Mud Whelk recorded on 2021-04-04


Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection code Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 73579299
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73579299
Basis of record Human observation
Collector nomennudum
User ID nomennudum
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License CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 (Int)
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Rightsholder nomennudum
Dataset name iNaturalist observations
Occurrence remarks Many individuals on exposed Zostera muelleri.Ca. 40 mm long.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification verification status research


Occurrence date 2021-04-04
Supplied date "2021-04-04T16:00:00+10:00"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2021/04/04 4:00 PM AEST
Event time 06:00Z


Scientific name Batillaria australis
Taxon rank species
Common name Australian Mud Whelk
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Cerithimorpha
Family Batillariidae
Genus Batillaria
Species Batillaria australis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Latitude -37.926575
Longitude 144.7944316667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Point Cook Marine Sanctuary, Victoria, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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References https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73579299

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Point Cooke
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Point Cooke
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Point Cooke
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Point Cooke
    Directory of Important Wetlands Point Cook & Laverton Saltworks
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 WERRIBEE RIVER
    River Regions WERRIBEE RIVER
    Estuary habitat mapping 39335 Port Phillip Bay Rocky Reef
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Permanent wetlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2854
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6883
    Endemism 0.012451616
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014547843
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4964
    Occurrence Density 45266.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2258286 index
    Species Richness 1493.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.41670123
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 50.005 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 40.593166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.883 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2086742
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.20691454
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.084084 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.382334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.227997 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.5834484
    Aridity index - month max 1.183821
    Aridity index - month min 0.2003278
    Evaporation - annual mean 111.14611 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 204.66455 mm
    Evaporation - month min 36.32306 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.97743 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.22167 %
    Humidity - month max relative 91.05339 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.38896 %
    Humidity - month min relative 64.90613 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 64.90613 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 546.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 48.13977 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.0058036195
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 131.4 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1657891
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.16461891
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 116.4 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 60.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 164.2 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.033 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.95225 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 19.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.22 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.9709997 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.16 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.38 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.96 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.99 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.256
    Temperature - warmest month min 13.378 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.220001 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.359999 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.26 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 342.57336 km/day
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.26999998 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1028.7129 m
    Water Observations From Space 74.51737 Percentage
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 70.83011
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 44.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.63 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4274731 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 52.994602 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.508
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.794
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 4.3340683
    Water holding capacity 23000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.98906
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.27628 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 18.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10913354 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.166257 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3071761 %
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1545 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 29.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 58.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 42.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0136 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.482 NDVI