Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.22533

Preserved specimen of Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840 | seastar recorded on 1987-12-03


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 J.22533
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1044733; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.22533
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.22533
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Davidson, J.
Collector Davidson, J.|Griffith University
Supplied as "Davidson, J. - Griffith University"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date 1987-12-03
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Cistina columbiae
Supplied scientific name "Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840"
Identified to rank species
Common name seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Cistina
Species Cistina columbiae
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840
Scientific name authorship Gray, 1840
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Gray, 1840


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -19.383
Supplied as: "-19.383"
Longitude 148.266
Supplied as: "148.266"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Old Reef
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[Site 2 Base 1] Australia, Queensland, Old Reef (19° 23' S, 148° 16' E) 03/12/1987 - 03/12/1987";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 19° 23' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 148° 16' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pompey-Swains
    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 Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BURDEKIN SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURDEKIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BURDEKIN
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    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 0.009673206
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 37.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.020623 index
    Species Richness 22.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.091667 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 88425.91 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 60.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.04571 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -52.474407 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.02 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.5099998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 9.9 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.5902 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.87 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.609999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.48 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.76 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.269999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.88242 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05039153 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.2645528 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 18.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -52.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.044025388 degrees