Occurrence record: B8_60_S12_41258

HumanObservation of Ceratoneis closterium recorded on 2012-11-09


Data partner Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Data resource Phytoplankton and zooplankton abundance off New South Wales (~30°S, 153°E), Australia in 2011/2012
Institution code Supplied institution code "Macquarie University"
Occurrence ID B8_60_S12_41258
Basis of record Human observation
License CC-BY-NC
Organism quantity type count per litre
Occurrence status present
Organism quantity 6523
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2012-11-09
Supplied date "2012-11-09T00:52"
Date precision Day


Scientific name Ceratoneis closterium
Supplied scientific name "Ceratoneis closterium/Nitzschia longissima"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Chromista
Supplied as "Animalia"
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Bacillariophyceae
Order Pennales
Family Bacillariaceae
Supplied as "Fragilariaceae/Bacillariaceae"
Genus Ceratoneis
Supplied as "Ceratoneis/Nitzschia"
Species Ceratoneis closterium
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Fuzzy match
A match was determined by using a sound expression of the supplied name.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State / Province New South Wales
Latitude -29.99663
Longitude 153.5047
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 60
Maximum depth in meters 60
Coordinate precision 100
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100
Footprint well known text POINT (153.50470 -29.99663)
Biome Marine

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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Solitary Islands
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.010628735
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 1587.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8521466 index
    Species Richness 282.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 12786.431 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 28.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.001987 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8799996 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.0215 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.009000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.45999998 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.6 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.71 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.89 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.97 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 22.684912 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.057929374 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.35519165 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 121.666664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -89.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10200689 degrees