Occurrence record: IMAS_MB_fish:MB_EXTRACT_SAMPLE_FISH_ALL_DATA.17245

HumanObservation of Heteroscarus acroptilus | Rainbow Cale recorded on 2007-03-13


Data partner Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Data resource Condition of rocky reef communities around Tasmania: fish surveys, Australia (1992-1995 and 2006-2007)
Institution code Supplied institution code "IMAS"
Collection code Supplied collection code "IMAS_MB_fish"
Basis of record Human observation
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
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License CC-BY
Organism quantity type individuals
Occurrence remarks Common in seagrass beds and on exposed rocky reefs, but generally remain hidden among plants and are therefore difficult to observe. Pronounced sexual differences in shape, males have two long dorsal spines are brightly coloured, females are dull in appearance and lack extended dorsal spines.
Occurrence status present
Organism quantity 1
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2007-03-13
Supplied date "2007-03-13T00:00:00"
Date precision Day


Scientific name Heteroscarus acroptilus
Taxon rank species
Common name Rainbow Cale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Supplied as "Odacidae"
Genus Heteroscarus
Species Heteroscarus acroptilus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name ID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:713598


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Boat Harbour North West
Latitude -40.9245
Longitude 145.61935
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 5
Maximum depth in meters 5
Coordinate precision 50
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 50
Footprint well known text POINT (145.619354248 -40.924499512)
Biome Marine

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    NRM Regions 2010 North West
    NRM Regions 2014 North West TAS
    NRM Regions 2015 North West
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North West NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble mulched
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Boags
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5103
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2931
    Endemism 0.011218561
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012797115
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4126
    Occurrence Density 5490.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7890477 index
    Species Richness 1074.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.2955444
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 3.0112128
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.2848422
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 90.033005 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 156.56572 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 44.464287 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.047857143 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.37142858 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 82.92138 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 88.78334 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 76.243866 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 84.12572 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 37.12857 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1171012
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.9312988 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.7041519 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.40347895
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.11659838
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.468593
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 133.89143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -5.907294 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -102.77501 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 89.42715 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.152857 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 13.514584 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 4.5278573 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.079346 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.796488 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.369263 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 5.470714 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 12.601429 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.9492798 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.7414246 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.248566 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.28286 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.536438 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.8971558 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.0864563 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 21.84 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 12.637143 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1078.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 384.16666 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 153.16667 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 33.5 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 153.16667 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 34.833332 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 384.16666 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean 10.9854355 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -108.71852 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.333333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 5.95 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 20.349998 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 23.45 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 52.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.349998 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 5.95 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.166667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.433334 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.616667 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.716667 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.216667 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 15.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49833333 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.98
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.05 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 8.716667 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 162.48698 km/day
    Wind run - month max 186.36696 km/day
    Wind run - month min 141.49242 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.45 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.375 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.9 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.09899495 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3704.0886 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.00778 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.16 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.74 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.2042 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.90000004 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.042000003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.19 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.48 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.309998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.4 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.18 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.97999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0033 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.01 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.17 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.671384 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09844331 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.8420703 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.7914656
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.31096706
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 21.993378 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 2.406123 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.48989272 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 71.231895
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 27.987036
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 15.037927 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 72.27356 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 63.21526 Gal
    Bulk density 1.2022984 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 135.08435 kgC/ha
    Clay % 54.002018 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 50.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 130.76923 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 462.5 my
    Lithology - fertility 8.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 433.85 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.115187 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.299539 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -1.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.80833334
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.29166666
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.40333334
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 31.5
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.435
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 11418.158 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 52.926758 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 154.67694 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 2.1 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.7705646
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 28.39081 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1576.6005 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 9.714388 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.14 m
    Soil pedality 3.7705646
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.884488
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 190.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.98584 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 198.45833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -4.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7396431 degrees
    Topographic relief 39.40375 m
    Topographic roughness 59.53869 %
    Topographic slope (%) 6.297751 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 9.0E-4 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 89.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0589 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 5.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3333 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 227.06451 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 142.41936 Day