Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.163578

Preserved specimen of Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802) | Olive-headed Seasnake recorded on 1990-08-22

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.163578
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2066454; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.163578
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.163578
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Rasmussem, A
Identified date 1994
Collector Ward, T
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Date identified 1994

Event

Occurrence date 1990-08-22
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 -13.966
Supplied as: "-13.966"
Longitude 141.283
Supplied as: "141.283"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gulf of Carpentaria, off Cape Keer-Weer
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, Gulf of Carpentaria, off Cape Keer-Weer (13° 58' S, 141° 17' E) 22/08/1990 - 22/08/1990, Ward, T(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 13° 58' S
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 141° 17' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/1/6
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    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
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Karumba-Nassau
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COOK SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULF OF CARPENTARIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.316
    Endemism 0.0077511347
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 123.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.118144 index
    Species Richness 71.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 17901.756 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 21.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.031625 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.93 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.23 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 34.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.4482 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.96 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.329998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.26 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.31 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.539999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.66068 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.12117964 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.2359976 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 4.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -27.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees