Occurrence record: Observations:27060991

HumanObservation of Ostracion cubicus | Yellow Boxfish recorded on 2010-05-09


Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Catalog number 27060991
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/27060991
Basis of record Human observation
Identified date 2019-06-16T01:16:30Z
Observer Marsh, N. Nigel
Supplied as "Nigel Marsh"
User ID nigelmarsh
Rights © Nigel Marsh some rights reserved
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
User id nigelmarsh
Rightsholder Nigel Marsh
Dataset name iNaturalist research-grade observations
Establishment means wild
Occurrence status present
Collection code Observations
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2019-06-16
Supplied as 2019-06-16T01:16:30Z
Identification verification status research
Identification ID 59038769


Record date 2010-05-09
Supplied date "2010-05-09T18:08:00+10:00"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2010/05/09 6:08 PM AEST
Event time 08:08:00Z


Scientific name Ostracion cubicus
Taxon rank species
Common name Yellow Boxfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Ostraciidae
Genus Ostracion
Species Ostracion cubicus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Latitude -21.4652054419
Longitude 114.9868601164
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Ashburton, WA, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 488.0
Biome Marine
Country code AU

Additional properties

num identification agreements 4
num identification disagreements 0
References https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/27060991

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Thevenard Island
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Thevenard Island
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Thevenard Island
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Thevenard Island
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (offshore)
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF ASHBURTON
    PSMA Wards (2018) ASHBURTON WARD

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 961304.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.013674647
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0032462233
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 13.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 6.9259257 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.21904558 index
    Species Richness 0.9382716 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Precipitation - autumn 132.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - spring 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 88.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 76.0 mm
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 18458.84 m
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.084223 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.358337 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.14359841 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.7298852 mg/m^3
    Erosivity 1149.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
    Aspect 270.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 17.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 0.0 m
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.30003422 degrees
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 186.6 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 202.6 Day