Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.78033

PreservedSpecimen of Mallacoota capricornia recorded on 2006-10-01


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number P.78033
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1255645; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.78033
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.78033
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Hughes, Dr. Lauren E. - Australian Museum
Identified date 2008
Type status Cited: Mallacoota capricornia Lowry & Hughes, 2009 : Maeridae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;Cited: Mallacoota capricornia Lowry & Hughes, 2009 : Maeridae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol hand collected on SCUBA
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2008


Collecting date 2006-10-01
Sampling protocol hand collected on SCUBA
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1094192


Scientific name Mallacoota capricornia
Supplied scientific name "Mallacoota capricornia Lowry & Hughes, 2009"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Maeridae
Genus Mallacoota
Species Mallacoota capricornia
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Lowry & Hughes, 2009
Accepted name usage Mallacoota capricornia Lowry & Hughes, 2009


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -10.36233
Longitude 142.11782
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Torres Strait, western side of Hawkesbury Island, near shore,
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[QLD 1901] Australia, Queensland, Torres Strait, western side of Hawkesbury Island, near shore, (10° 21' 44" S, 142° 07' 04" E) 01/10/2006 - 01/10/2006, Lowry, Dr. James Kenneth - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates(Collector), Capa, Dr. Maria - Aust";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 100.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 142° 7' 4.2" E
Verbatim latitude 10° 21' 44.4" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/7/4
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2014 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2015 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Torres Strait
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Torres Strait
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Torres Strait
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 14.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TORRES SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) TORRES STRAIT
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.03921122
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.046975095
    Occurrence Density 291.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.527522 index
    Species Richness 125.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 42581.133 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.856829 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -7.182105 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.9699999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.36 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 42.73 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.1375 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.59 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.92 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.279999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.471104 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.12690105 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.3102655 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 74.458336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09633967 degrees
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1223 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3345 NDVI