Occurrence record: Corals:G7984

PreservedSpecimen of Caulastrea echinulata | trumpet coral recorded on 1974-06-03

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Corals
Supplied collection code "Corals"
Catalogue Number G7984
Other catalogue numbers 1864841
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Corals:G7984
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Dry
Identified by Wallace, C C
Collector Limpus, D. Dr|J, C. Colin
Supplied as "Dr Limpus, Colin J"
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1974-06-03
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Caulastrea echinulata
Taxon rank species
Common name trumpet coral
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Supplied as "Faviidae"
Genus Caulastrea
Species Caulastrea echinulata
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Edwards & Haime, 1849)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Oyster Reef
Latitude -16.633333
Longitude 145.933333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Maximum depth in metres 9.5m
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 500.0
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North 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
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2014 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2015 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Wet Tropics
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Wet Tropics
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Reef
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    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 DOUGLAS SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5378
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.0861
    Endemism 0.039339595
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.067461945
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6792
    Occurrence Density 10923.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.44436 index
    Species Richness 1407.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 38222.59 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 27.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.017036 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.2246778 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.83 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.85 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.68 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.9708998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.31 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.099998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.66 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.95 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 23.619999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.47 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.356897 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07942349 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.64613944 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 40.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.3163193 degrees