Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.163666

Preserved specimen of Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802) | Olive-headed Seasnake recorded on 1989-10-16

Dataset

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 Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R.163666
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2066547; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.163666
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.163666
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Rasmussen, Dr Arne Redsted
Identified date 1994
Collector Ward, T
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol PRE
State conservation Northern Territory:
Date identified 1994
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1989-10-16
Sampling protocol PRE
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis major
Supplied scientific name "Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Olive-headed Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Elapidae
Genus Hydrophis
Supplied as "Disteira"
Species Hydrophis major
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)
Scientific name authorship (Shaw, 1802)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Shaw, 1802)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -11.0
Supplied as: "-11.0"
Longitude 130.766
Supplied as: "130.766"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Arafura Sea, off Melville Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Northern Territory, Arafura Sea, off Melville Island (11° 00' S, 130° 46' E) 16/10/1989 - 16/10/1989, Ward, T(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 11° 0' S
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 130° 46' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2014/11/26
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Oceanic Shoals
    Marine
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    Political
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.007215181
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 113.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.8934321 index
    Species Richness 68.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 34997.867 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 38.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.008846 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.13 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 9.7699995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.6731 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.55 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.01 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.45 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.83 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.869999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.0 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.429922 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07175133 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.5342654 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 10.833333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -39.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11515848 degrees