Occurrence record: Corals:G43557

Preserved specimen of Duncanopsammia axifuga (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) | whisker coral

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Corals
Supplied collection code "Corals"
Catalog number G43557
Other catalog numbers 1527950
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Corals:G43557
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Dry
Identified by Veron, J
Collector Australian Institute of Marine Science
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT

Event

Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Duncanopsammia axifuga
Identified to rank species
Common name whisker coral
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Dendrophylliidae
Genus Duncanopsammia
Species Duncanopsammia axifuga
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848)
Supplied as (Edwards & Haime, 1848)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Thursday Island,
Latitude -10.616667
Supplied as: "-10.616667"
Longitude 142.166667
Supplied as: "142.166667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 2m
Maximum depth in metres 7m
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    NRM Regions 2010 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2014 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2015 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Torres Strait
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Torres Strait
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions West Cape York
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 14.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TORRES SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) PRINCE OF WALES
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Special Quarantine Zone - Torres Strait Special Quarantine Zone - Torres Strait
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.037937365
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.043078113
    Occurrence Density 3983.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.1738124 index
    Species Richness 1087.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.7375 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 25042.527 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.119121 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -4.389875 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.87 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.7 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 35.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.2103 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.7 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.529999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.66 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.71 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.439999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.14 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.076532 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.117199086 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.2049596 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 131.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.4160511 degrees
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 37.0 %
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground