Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.163858

Preserved specimen of Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802) | Olive-headed Seasnake recorded on 1989-10-27

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.163858
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2066756; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.163858
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.163858
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Rasmussen, Dr Arne Redsted
Identified date 1994
Collector Ward, T
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol PRE
State conservation Northern Territory:
Date identified 1994
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1989-10-27
Sampling protocol PRE
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
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 Northern Territory
Latitude -11.316
Supplied as: "-11.316"
Longitude 130.65
Supplied as: "130.650"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Timor Sea, off Melvile Island, near Karslake Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Northern Territory, Timor Sea, off Melvile Island, near Karslake Island (11° 19' S, 130° 39' E) 27/10/1989 - 27/10/1989, Ward, T(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 11° 19' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 130° 39' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2014/11/26
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tiwi
    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) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    PSMA Localities (2018) TIWI ISLANDS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.006858425
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.007856452
    Occurrence Density 789.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6058292 index
    Species Richness 349.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7866822
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 153.27 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 142.64917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.68 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.34279174
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.9056582
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.898335 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.299988 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1847.25 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 592.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 97.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1146.25 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.475 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.525 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.475 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.424999 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.65 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.43
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.775 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.175001 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 88.39353 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3710795 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5680.6934 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.051667 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.1 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 10.82 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.4778 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.89 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.41 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.45 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.63 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.73 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.554054 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.15161172 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.87637 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3728074 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 32.269466 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 150.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.56
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.56367 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 22.041666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.17119703 degrees
    Topographic relief 11.505176 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.95407 %