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Occurrence record: 78acfa34-fa9f-4370-9efc-628a49802608

Human observation of Callistoctopus ornatus (Gould, 1852) | White-striped Octopus recorded on 2019-06-17


Data partner Citizen Science - ALA Website
Data resource ALA species sightings and OzAtlas
Institution code Supplied institution code "Atlas of Living Australia"
Occurrence ID 78acfa34-fa9f-4370-9efc-628a49802608
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Gransbury, John  
Supplied as "John Gransbury"
User 80677
Record number https://biocollect.ala.org.au/sightings/bioActivity/index/d0bde5c0-263e-4cca-8651-0c28911bf9ff
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC 3.0 (Au)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au/
Rights holder Atlas of Living Australia
Institution ID in1033
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Dataset [e61eb018-02a9-4e3b-a4b3-9d6be33d9cbb]
Occurrence remarks Found in 3 to 4m depth. Water temp was 21 degrees celsius. At the start of the outgoing tide and full moon. Dived at the same location the following evening on the 18th and it was there again. Have never seen this species before at the Seaway.


Dataset / Survey name Individual sighting  
Event ID d0bde5c0-263e-4cca-8651-0c28911bf9ff
Occurrence date 2019-06-17
Supplied date "2019-06-17T11:38:45Z"
Date precision DAY
Event time 09:38 PM


Scientific name Callistoctopus ornatus
Identified to rank species
Common name White-striped Octopus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Callistoctopus
Species Callistoctopus ornatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gould, 1852)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -27.937271
Supplied as: "-27.937270600785467"
Longitude 153.424623
Supplied as: "153.42462345957756"
Datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks nullnull
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU
Location ID b0383a71-c8b6-4112-bd20-4a08aa9f883b
Verbatim coordinates b0383a71-c8b6-4112-bd20-4a08aa9f883b

Additional properties

location name Private site for survey: Individual sighting

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    GER Border Ranges GER Border Ranges
    NRM Regions 2010 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 South East Queensland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East Queensland
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Local Government Areas 2011 Gold Coast (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Main Beach-South Stradbroke
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GOLD COAST CITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 61
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 9283
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MAIN BEACH
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) SURFERS PARADISE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) GOLD COAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MONCRIEFF
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GOLD COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GOLD COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) BRISBANE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) SURFERS PARADISE
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation types - native Low closed forests and closed shrublands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1383.4 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 192.4 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 157.6 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 42.4 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 485.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 47.8 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 501.4 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.26 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 25.6
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.02 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.76 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 10.34 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 16.220001 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.14 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.26 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.132
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.04 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.88 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.876
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0