Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.15055

Preserved specimen of Calliactis polypus (Forsskål, 1775) recorded on 1960-07-08


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number G.15055
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1008362; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.15055
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.15055
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Gusmao, Luciana C - Ohio State University
Identified date 2010
Collector Wolstenholme, Jackie
Supplied as "Jackie Wolstenholme"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2010
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "By taxonomic synonymy in Fautin (2008) Hexacorallians of the World.";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "By taxonomic synonymy in Fautin (2008) Hexacorallians of the World.";
Occurrence date 1960-07-08
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Calliactis polypus
Supplied scientific name "Calliactis polypus (Forskal, 1775)"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Supplied as "Zoantharia"
Order Actiniaria
Family Hormathiidae
Genus Calliactis
Species Calliactis polypus
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Calliactis polypus (Forskal, 1775)
Scientific name authorship (Forsskål, 1775)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Forskal, 1775)


Country New Caledonia
Latitude -22.29653
Supplied as: "-22.29653"
Longitude 166.43168
Supplied as: "166.43168"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Noumea, Baie des Citrons
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "New Caledonia, Noumea, Baie des Citrons (22° 17' 48" S, 166° 25' 54" E) 08/07/1960 - 08/07/1960";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 22° 17' 47.53" S
Marine false
Country Code NC
Verbatim longitude 166° 25' 54.10" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater New Caledonia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine New Caledonia Barrier Reef
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World New Caledonia
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.044213206
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1825.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.5062037 index
    Species Richness 952.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1622642.6 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.84999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.1721 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.017 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.9 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.269999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.239998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.42 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.39 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.13 100 x degrees C
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -17.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.052902676 degrees