Occurrence record: MIZ:Z26914

Preserved specimen of Ophiocentrus Ljungman, 1867 recorded on 2008-08-21


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z26914
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MIZ:26914
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 75% ethanol
Identified by O`Hara, T.
Identified date 1/01/2009
Collector Gomez|, O.A.|Colquhoun|, J.
Supplied as "Gomez, O.A. & Colquhoun, J."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Epibenthic sled
Date identified 2009-01-01
Supplied as 1/01/2009


Occurrence date 2008-08-21
Supplied date "21/08/2008"
Sampling protocol Epibenthic sled
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Ophiocentrus
Identified to rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Amphilepidida"
Family Amphiuridae
Genus Ophiocentrus
Species Ophiocentrus sp.
Name match metric higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Ljungman, 1867
Name parse type INFORMAL


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -22.7858
Supplied as: "-22.7858"
Longitude 113.5683
Supplied as: "113.5683"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality SOL4769/2008/2-032SL02
Island Ningaloo Reef
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 22°47`9S"
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 113°34`6E"

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Ningaloo (Commonwealth Waters)
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Ningaloo
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Ningaloo Marine Park
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 9.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Ningaloo
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0994
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.03194314
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.068910256
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 336.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8131766 index
    Species Richness 192.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.3125 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 20148.469 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 13.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.00213 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.25 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.68 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.59999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.7149 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.47 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.43 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.02 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.88 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 26.92 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.62113 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06717311 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.4510916 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 75.416664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -71.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.06620741 degrees