Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.17480

Preserved specimen of Calliactis polypus (Forsskål, 1775) recorded on 2002-02-14


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.17480
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1244107; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.17480
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.17480
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Gusmao, Luciana C. - Ohio State University
Identified date 2010
Collector Springthorpe, Roger Tenison|Australian Museum|Invertebrates, Marine
Supplied as "Springthorpe, Roger Tenison - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol hand collected on scuba
Date identified 2010
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "Anemomes attached to hermit crab shells - see relationships tab.";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "Anemomes attached to hermit crab shells - see relationships tab.";
Occurrence date 2002-02-14
Sampling protocol hand collected on scuba
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 Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -30.94099
Supplied as: "-30.94099"
Longitude 153.09949
Supplied as: "153.09949"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality south of Smoky Cape, south side of Fish Rock
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[NSW 1901] Australia, New South Wales, south of Smoky Cape, south side of Fish Rock (30° 56' 28" S, 153° 05' 58" E) 14/02/2002 - 14/02/2002, hand collected on scuba, Marine Invertebrate Collection Management Trip 2002";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 30° 56' 27.600" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 5' 58.200" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2017/8/29
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North Coast
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Manning Shelf
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7249
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.1042
    Endemism 0.0096972445
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012219881
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 64622.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.548524 index
    Species Richness 1715.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3802.0852 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.00345 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.49 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.95 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9499 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 21.76 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.29 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.17 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.66 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.90569 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.078767285 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.65173745 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 239.79167 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -4.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7750106 degrees
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0087 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4754 NDVI