Occurrence record: MIZ:Z19706

Preserved specimen of Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) | blue seastar recorded on 1977-07-27


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z19706
Other catalog numbers 37-78
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MIZ:19706
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Marsh, L.M.
Identified date 1/01/1978
Collector Kenneally, K.F.
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
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License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Date identified 1978-01-01
Supplied as 1/01/1978


Occurrence date 1977-07-27
Supplied date "27/07/1977"
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Linckia laevigata
Identified to rank species
Common name blue seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Linckia
Species Linckia laevigata
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -12.4833
Supplied as: "-12.4833"
Longitude 123.9333
Supplied as: "123.9333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality KK12
Island Cartier Island
Island group Ashmore and Cartier Islands
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 12°29`S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 123°56`E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 07f5a564-7448-4fe7-8e3b-282db7a2318a
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -12.4833,123.9333
    Related records
    Record UUID 6ef18ee2-fdef-4fbb-8d40-564892a948b9
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -12.4833,123.9333

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Oceanic Shoals
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.003313501
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.6365142 index
    Species Richness 2.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 212083.28 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 109.0 km
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.033529 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.72 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.3537999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.72999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.739998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.34 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.11 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.66999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.25 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.98 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.576763 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.043264206 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.20459604 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 83.791664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -108.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.20247394 degrees