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Occurrence record: Sponge:Z000063

PreservedSpecimen of Haliclona (Gellius) amboinensis recorded on 1981-10-17


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 Porifera Collection
Catalog number Z000063
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Sponge:Z000063
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by J.N.A. Hooper
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 4 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Collection code Sponge
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1981-10-17
Supplied as year:1981  month:10  day:17 
Date precision Day


Scientific name Haliclona (Gellius) amboinensis
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Porifera
Class Demospongiae
Order Haplosclerida
Family Chalinidae
Genus Haliclona
Supplied as "Haliclona (Gellius)"
Species Haliclona amboinensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Country Australia
State / Province Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Locality Coral Bay, Port Essington, Cobourg Peninsula
Latitude -11.1916666666667
Longitude 132.05
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Demospongiae
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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 Darwin
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Garig Gunak Barlu
    Directory of Important Wetlands Cobourg Peninsula System
    NRM Regions Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Cobourg
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Estuary habitat mapping 10897 Port Essington Intertidal Flats
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.04601609
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.022507116
    Occurrence Density 3.382716 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.6296296 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.61505866
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.9937713
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 195.4602 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 246.70375 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 145.4975 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.42374998 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.090625 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 76.94589 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.99472 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.17338 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 103.64083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.16692472
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.6573777 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -3.427694 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 211.386
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -4.9115806
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 166.67511
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 320.32562 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -91.819374 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -236.67188 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 153.735 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 26.800625 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 21.542187 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 18.213749 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.853176 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.663229 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 12.16687 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 21.703125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 29.633125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.417511 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.660614 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 8.231873 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.1899467 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.4831238 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.088745 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 5.816864 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.87 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.6125 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1332.25 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 10.125 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 109.875 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 437.875 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 76.375 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 875.125 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -72.256996 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -213.3913 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 19.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 20.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 26.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 18.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 11.375
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.4875 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 12.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 20.875 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.3375 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.5125 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.48
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.1875 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.0375 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.375 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 183.86617 km/day
    Wind run - month max 229.90582 km/day
    Wind run - month min 147.87733 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.9833333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.9083333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.9 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1338.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 103.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 316.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 295.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 854.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 275.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 89.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 259.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 62.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1384.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 337.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 289.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 280.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02236068 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.40249223 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4121.0835 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.016494 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.98999995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 7.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.8295 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.39 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.739998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.14 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.75 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.91999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.22 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.3 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.481737 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.14284869 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.7166544 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.47087067
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 75.60152 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 10.845585 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9587253 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 42.37836
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 20.255644 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 159.14099 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 149.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 15.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 689.57825 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3728074 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 35.03934 kgC/ha
    Clay % 32.269466 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 18.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 150.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 59.936 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 46.42425 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.4643925 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.6551014 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -4.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.5
    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) 0.02
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 88.75
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.52374995
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 3073.198 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 24.220905 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 64.80541 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 11.77416 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 568.8681 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 4.400347 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.270582
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 51000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 182.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.91481 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 42.416668 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.7228379
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.011230037 degrees
    Topographic relief 21.19112 m
    Topographic roughness 98.89791 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.907429 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0725 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0813 NDVI