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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.2025

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix belli (Döderlein, 1896) | Brittlestar
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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 Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number J.2025
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1042848; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.2025"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.2025
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Specimen type cited: Macrophiothrix paucispina Hoggett, 1991 : Ophiotrichidae : : Ophiuroidea : Echinodermata
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT

Event

Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1004432
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Macrophiothrix belli
Supplied scientific name "Macrophiothrix belli (Doderlein, 1896)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophiotrichidae
Genus Macrophiothrix
Species Macrophiothrix belli
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Macrophiothrix belli (Doderlein, 1896)
Scientific name authorship (Döderlein, 1896)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Doderlein, 1896)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -28.9
Supplied as: "-28.900"
Longitude 113.666
Supplied as: "113.666"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Houtmann's Abrolhos
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Western Australia, Houtmann's Abrolhos (28° 54' S, 113° 40' E)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 28° 54' S
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 113° 40' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Houtman Abrolhos Islands
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Abrolhos
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Abrolhos
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Abrolhos
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Abrolhos
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Abrolhos
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Province
    Marine
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Abrolhos Marine Park
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Houtman
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.021888055
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 118.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.8058467 index
    Species Richness 58.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 8.820833 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 91536.84 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 46.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.7689999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 4.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.78999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.109999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.59999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.18 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.779999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 22.214197 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.048726723 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.23816492 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 614.7917 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -659.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.6166317 degrees