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Occurrence record: ABSD:ABSD-6737

Preserved specimen of Abatus ingens Koehler, 1926 | Heart Urchin recorded on 1993-02-16


Data partner Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Data resource AAD Benthic Sampling Database
Institution code Supplied institution code "AADC"
Collection Supplied collection code "ABSD"
Catalog number ABSD-6737
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "S"
Supplied as "?"
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date 1993-02-16
Supplied as year:1993  month:02  day:16 
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Abatus ingens
Identified to rank species
Common name Heart Urchin
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Echinoidea
Order Spatangoida
Family Schizasteridae
Genus Abatus
Species Abatus ingens
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Koehler, 1926
Supplied as 0
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Antarctica
Locality Prydz Bay
Latitude -67.0145
Supplied as: "-67.0145"
Longitude 72.030833
Supplied as: "72.03083333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 531
Maximum depth in metres 531
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 500.0
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AQ

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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 58
    Marine Ecoregions of the World East Antarctic Wilkes Land
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.068859376
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 419.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.4819152 index
    Species Richness 53.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.483334 °C
    Marspec Distance to Shore 206.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 0.72999996 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.19 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.13329999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.26999998 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 33.91 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 0.25 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.66 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month -0.12 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 0.61 100 x degrees C