Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23896

Preserved specimen of Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840 | seastar recorded on 2002-12-10


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.23896
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1045585; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23896
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23896
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by A. Hoggett & M. Byrne
Identified date 2002
Collector Byrne, M.
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2002


Occurrence date 2002-12-10
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Cistina columbiae
Supplied scientific name "Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840"
Identified to rank species
Common name seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Cistina
Species Cistina columbiae
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840
Scientific name authorship Gray, 1840
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Gray, 1840


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -11.40833
Supplied as: "-11.40833"
Longitude 144.05666
Supplied as: "144.05666"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Moulter Cay
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[RI 15] Australia, Queensland, Moulter Cay (11° 24' 30" S, 144° 03' 24" E) 10/12/2002 - 10/12/2002";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 11° 24' 30.000" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 144° 3' 24.000" E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ribbons
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 14.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Raine Island National Park (Scientific) ILUA
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.024888337
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.057749145
    Occurrence Density 1054.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.8199716 index
    Species Richness 147.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 124727.36 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 86.0 km
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -204.02437 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.66999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.35 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 3.3999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.4904 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 3.1000001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.021000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.03 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.91 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.43 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.67 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0026 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.619999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.97 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.636837 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.054692745 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.28150597 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 291.54166 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -206.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.3929164 degrees