Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.10707

PreservedSpecimen of Ophiocentrus verticillatus recorded on 1926


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number J.10707
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1036455; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.10707
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.10707
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Oldfield, S.C.
Collector Livingstone, A.A.
Supplied as "E. Le. G. Troughton & A.A. Livingstone"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1926
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1017059


Scientific name Ophiocentrus verticillatus
Supplied scientific name "Ophiocentrus verticillata (Doderlein, 1896)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Amphiuridae
Genus Ophiocentrus
Species Ophiocentrus verticillatus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Doderlein, 1896)
Accepted name usage Ophiocentrus verticillata (Doderlein, 1896)


Latitude -11.666
Longitude 166.766
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Reef opposite Gurday River, Vanikoto, Santa Cruz Islands
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Reef opposite Gurday River, Vanikoto, Santa Cruz Islands (11° 40' S, 166° 46' E) 1926 - 1926";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Verbatim longitude 166° 46' E
Verbatim latitude 11° 40' S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 8.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Vanuatu

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.05855137
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 5.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.3321791 index
    Species Richness 4.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 5.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.41 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.91999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.2582 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.9 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.096 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.84 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.739998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.43 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.48 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.53999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0081 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 27.68 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.09 100 x degrees C
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -627.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 10.6831455 degrees