Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.82590

Preserved specimen of Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802) | Olive-headed Seasnake recorded on 1979-02-17

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 Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R.82590
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2138658; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.82590
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.82590
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Party, A.I.M.S.
Supplied as "Aust.Mus.,A.I.M.S. Party"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL

Event

Occurrence date 1979-02-17
Sampling protocol COL
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis major
Supplied scientific name "Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Olive-headed Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Elapidae
Supplied as "Hydrophidae"
Genus Hydrophis
Supplied as "Disteira"
Species Hydrophis major
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)
Scientific name authorship (Shaw, 1802)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Shaw, 1802)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -11.383
Supplied as: "-11.383"
Longitude 142.95
Supplied as: "142.950"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality N Side Halfway Island, Cape York
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, N Side Halfway Island, Cape York (11° 23' S, 142° 57' E) 17/02/1979 - 17/02/1979, Aust.Mus.,A.I.M.S. Party(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 11° 23' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 142° 57' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2013/5/2
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    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
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    NRM Regions 2010 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2014 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2015 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Cape York
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Cape York
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions East Cape York
    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) 15.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COOK SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) JARDINE RIVER
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.014867783
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.032932542
    Occurrence Density 797.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.317516 index
    Species Richness 322.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 10712.078 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 10.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.400219 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -27.545818 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.47 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 9.2699995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.6713998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.016 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.85999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.45 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.89 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.8 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.309998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.51 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.38 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.849998 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.01569 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09190538 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.819633 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 15.041667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -28.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11074759 degrees