Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Hydrurga leptonyx | leopard seal recorded on 2018-10-22

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Data resource Questagame weekly feed
Basis of record Human observation
Observer Cathy
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Record number questagame-205562
License CC-BY-NC
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2018-10-22
Supplied date "2018-10-22T18:11:00+1100"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrurga leptonyx
Supplied scientific name "Hydrurga leptonyx (de Blainville, 1820)"
Taxon rank species
Common name leopard seal
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Phocidae
Genus Hydrurga
Species Hydrurga leptonyx
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
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Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name ID 2434790

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Latitude -43.1
Longitude 147.7
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmanian Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Bruny
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    River Regions EAST COAST
    Marine
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3022633.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4886
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6825
    Endemism 0.015953792
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.025188956
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3461.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.9617066 index
    Species Richness 421.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8208149
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 43.535713 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 61.857323 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 42.399284 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0325531
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.032365665
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.004227 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.334167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.860016 degrees C
    Evaporation - average 12796.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 4.0 %
    Precipitation - annual 728.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 803.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 235.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 176.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.75 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 179.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 237.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 19.625 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.15 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.925 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.95 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.575 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 15.35 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5075 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.8875
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 20.175 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.425 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 139.91121 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 845.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 257.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 53.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 169.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 18.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 169.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 98.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 257.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 118.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 48.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 83.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 78.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2623.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 199.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 83.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.094868325 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25455844 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.094868325 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2353.2756 m
    Remoteness index 5.5123878
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3810.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 37.0 %
    Runoff - average 742.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 84.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.18 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 39.0 %
    Bulk density 1.6425 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 39.69643 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 17.5 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.815
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.5357144
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.81733 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 228.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 25.291666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 113.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09674712 degrees
    Topographic relief 145.3367 m
    Topographic slope (%) 11.25682 %
    Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 71.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 29.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NDVI Mean 79.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr