Occurrence record: Observations:24922925

HumanObservation of Ostracion cubicus | Yellow Boxfish recorded on 2017-05-27

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Catalog number 24922925
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/24922925
Basis of record Human observation
Identified date 2019-05-11T08:08:29Z
Observer sarah-sydneydives
Atlas User sarah-sydneydives
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License CC-BY-NC-Int
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User id sarah-sydneydives
Rightsholder sarah-sydneydives
Dataset name iNaturalist research-grade observations
Information withheld Coordinate uncertainty increased to 28874m at the request of the observer
Establishment means wild
Occurrence remarks Seen at a few sites in Sydney but always found it hard to photograph them as they love to hide.
Occurrence status present
Collection code Observations
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2019-05-11
Supplied as 2019-05-11T08:08:29Z
Identification verification status research
Identification ID 54637123

Event

Record date 2017-05-27
Supplied date "2017-05-27T11:16:00+10:00"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2017/05/27 11:16 AM AEST
Event time 01:16:00Z

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ostracion cubicus
Taxon rank species
Common name Yellow Boxfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Ostraciidae
Genus Ostracion
Species Ostracion cubicus
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 New South Wales
Latitude -34.0490258258
Longitude 151.109454021
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality New South Wales, AU
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 28874.0
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

Additional properties

num identification agreements 4
num identification disagreements 0
References https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/24922925

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Sydney Metro
    NRM Regions 2014 Greater Sydney
    NRM Regions 2015 Greater Sydney
    NRM Regions 2017 Greater Sydney
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Greater Sydney
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Sydney Cataract
    IBRA 7 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Subregions Sydney Cataract
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (hot summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 WOLLONGONG COAST
    River Regions WOLLONGONG COAST
    Marine
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Cook
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Greater Sydney
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA Localities (2018) CARINGBAH SOUTH
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Phylloxera Infection Zone - Sydney, New South Wales Sydney Phylloxera Zone
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Macquarie Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Hawkesbury-Shoalhaven Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Built-up
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 1153.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 1960032.0 $
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 1.0 $/ha
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8201
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.3961
    Endemism 0.054610185
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.031563997
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6285
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 288.71606 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.4295175 index
    Species Richness 25.592592 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.71108073
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.4245477
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.30912426
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 138.02249 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 212.73 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 68.52 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.53 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.19 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.9784 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.19701 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.426956 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 85.87583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 42.62 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.57925403
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.3048387 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.4191506 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.3852626
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.7226118
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.38345018
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 121.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -52.146664 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -146.97 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 29.090004 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.25 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.605 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.36 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.715834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.166666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.950012 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.04 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.19 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.3000183 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.7900085 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.230011 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.549161 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.9300232 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.9799805 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.179993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.99 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.63 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.8325194
    Aridity index - month max 2.013987
    Aridity index - month min 0.38366306
    Evaporation - annual mean 130.4801 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 201.56017 mm
    Evaporation - month min 63.719967 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.55 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.430756 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.128624 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.1592 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.700676 %
    Humidity - month min relative 69.87859 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 69.87859 %
    Precipitation - annual 1046.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1098.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.0042227
    Precipitation - annual mean 92.90286 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.027010728
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 1.0270598
    Precipitation - autumn 340.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 30.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 241.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 61.023438 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 197.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.62951905
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.0110362 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.9866278 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.03114
    Precipitation - spring 213.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.085805796
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.585785
    Precipitation - spring reliability 40.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 282.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.0054353164
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.03102725
    Precipitation - summer reliability 41.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 306.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 128.33119 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 358.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 276.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 16.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -37.577236 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -124.22897 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 64.61122 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 10.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 13.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 8.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.452814 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 35.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 16.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 21.715 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.2225 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.38 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 16.54 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 42.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.149994 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.850006 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.76001 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 3.4183655 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.492503 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min -0.4837424 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -3.019989 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.0700073 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.279999 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.82 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 35.25627 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.27
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.53 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.8 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.29374063 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.41249305 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.52542686 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.52542686 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.11038184 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.30452895 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 297.01767 km/day
    Wind run - month max 324.92557 km/day
    Wind run - month min 267.50623 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.2623234 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.659777 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.0178432 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.0675225 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.968164 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.0675225 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.301284 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.1681643 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.1681643 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1228.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 291.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 56.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 203.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 28.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 336.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 155.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 407.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 197.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 67.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 124.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 94.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3727.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 219.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 218.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.041231055 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03605551 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.041231055 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4261.9043 m
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 96.15385 Percentage
    Social
    Disadvantaged 191.10722 points (mean=1000)
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.6884671
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.30912426
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 112.76287 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 35.769554 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.0543767 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.06093261 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 61.96204
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 27.821182
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 341.261 Gal
    Bulk density 1.5271382 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 0.6995157 %
    Carbon store pre-European 51.82575 kgC/ha
    Clay % 32.59833 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.75597095
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.38366306
    Erodibility 40.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 93.75 %
    Erosivity 3567.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 16.666666 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 8.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 241.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.3820171 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.90309 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -37.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.77
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.33
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.46
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 28.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.52
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 4333.739 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 31.37672 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 58.98252 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.3000001 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.9170687
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 10.77333 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 750.682 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.73105 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.9170687
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 5.327233
    Unreliable water retention parameters 56.666668
    Water deficit - month max 97.8739 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 25.513155 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 42000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 67.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.87674546 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 68.037384
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 34.529675
    Water surplus - annual mean 1.7918879 mm
    Water surplus - month max 14.727379 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.82305 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 62.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 89.416664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 22.0 m
    Elevation 28.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.7342937 degrees
    Topographic relief 15.09982 m
    Topographic roughness 16.53817 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.9138501 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1831 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 7.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 54.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4866 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 81.0 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 45.0 Day