Occurrence record: Porifera:SOL06-5-080

of Diacarnus recorded on 6/22/2006


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 Porifera
Supplied collection code "Porifera"
Catalog number SOL06-5-080
Basis of record Not supplied
Identified by MK Harper
Collector Chris Ireland (University of Utah)
License CC-BY
Field number UU1125
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number UU1125
Occurrence date [date not supplied]
Supplied date "6/22/2006"
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Date precision Not Supplied
Event remarks MK Harper & C Ireland


Scientific name Diacarnus
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Porifera
Class Demospongiae
Order Poecilosclerida
Family Podospongiidae
Genus Diacarnus
Species Diacarnus tubifera
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily (Podospongiidae)
Scientific name authorship Kelly-Borges & Vacelet, 1995


Country Solomon Islands
Locality anchorage, Mary Island
Habitat fringing reef, rubble bottom with scattered bommies
Latitude -9.01866666666667
Longitude 158.729666666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Maximum depth in meters 15
Coordinate precision Unknown

Additional properties

subclass Heteroscleromorpha
suborder (Poecilosclerida)

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    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
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    Name not in national checklists Passed
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    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 8.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Solomon Archipelago
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.016571974
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 14.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.2055984 index
    Species Richness 10.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1862506.1 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.8 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.2562 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 13.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.855 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.78 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.54 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.97 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.36 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.049999997 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.036399998 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0491 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 27.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.76 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 29.246256 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.038996477 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.1545076 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 1267.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -894.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 21.12388 degrees