Occurrence record: Mammals:JM16912

Specimen of Physeter macrocephalus | Sperm Whale recorded on 2014-09-07

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 code Queensland Museum Mammals
Supplied collection code "Mammals"
Catalog number JM16912
Other catalog numbers 2124379
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Mammals:JM16912
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Skull
Collector urn:qm.qld.gov.au:collector:60 24 20 5118 19
License CC-BY
State conservation Queensland: Least concern wildlife
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Occurrence date 2014-09-07
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Physeter macrocephalus
Taxon rank species
Common name Sperm Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Physeteridae
Genus Physeter
Species Physeter macrocephalus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Linnaeus, 1758

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Gladstone (R)
Locality Rodds Peninsula, via Turkey Beach, south of Gladstone.
Latitude -23.994444
Longitude 151.622778
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision 0.000278
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 20.0
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Eurimbula
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Eurimbula
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Eurimbula
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Eurimbula
    Directory of Important Wetlands Colosseum Inlet - Rodds Bay
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2014 Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2015 Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2017 Burnett Mary
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Burnett Mary
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Burnett Mary
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Burnett - Curtis Hills and Ranges
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Burnett-Curtis Hills and Ranges
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture is the main limit on crop growth. Growth index lowest in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest and woodland (tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BAFFLE CREEK
    River Regions BAFFLE CREEK
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Flynn
    Local Government Areas 2011 Gladstone (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Miriam Vale
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GLADSTONE REGIONAL
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Bailai, Gurang, Gooreng Gooreng, Taribelang Bunda People QCD2017/010
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 25
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2503
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) AGNES WATER - MIRIAM VALE
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GLADSTONE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CENTRAL QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FLYNN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FLYNN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GLADSTONE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GLADSTONE - SOUTH COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) ROCKHAMPTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) EURIMBULA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURNETT
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BURNETT
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Gladstone (R) - Miriam Vale
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Surface Geology of Australia -Rg
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bunya-Burnett Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 5251976.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.757
    Endemism 0.034229584
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0125490725
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 17.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 913.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.9754925 index
    Species Richness 180.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.52679336
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 88.85 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 76.770836 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 26.22 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5183966
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.9222972
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 27.056667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.511667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.369995 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.593423
    Aridity index - month max 1.1546019
    Aridity index - month min 0.20984147
    Evaporation - annual mean 147.47343 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 205.70535 mm
    Evaporation - month min 89.918076 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.4 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.48 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.32 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.57085 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.59502 %
    Humidity - month max relative 84.99331 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 78.03104 %
    Humidity - month min relative 73.61741 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 73.61741 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 969.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 88.4604 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.3171281
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 123.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 30.244408 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 113.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6104449
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 51.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.634362
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 423.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 184.16519 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 423.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 21.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 25.385834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 17.83 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 18.975555 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.93 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.09
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.11 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 243.39749 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1099.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 139.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 25.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 115.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 58.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 508.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 191.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 508.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 186.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 94.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 183.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3340.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 261.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 261.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01414214 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.13892443 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 7124.4746 m
    Remoteness index 4.5539894
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 56.84999 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 23.886494 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.106255114 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.95196 mg/m^3
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.4 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 29.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.08 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4971277 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -665.1729 %
    Clay % 38.43085 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 30.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.55
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.78
    Nutrient status 1.55 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.5531914
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.93957 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 34.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 77.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 55.0 m
    Elevation 21.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7582126 degrees
    Topographic relief 54.14751 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.257166 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5379 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 67.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 69.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0097 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7698 NDVI