Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.17481

Preserved specimen of Calliactis polypus (Forsskål, 1775) recorded on 1987-12-07


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 Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number G.17481
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1244108; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.17481
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.17481
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Gusmao, Luciana C. - Ohio State University
Identified date 2010
Collector Elizabeth & Middleton Reefs Expedition, 1987
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2010
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "Anemomes attached to hermit crab shells - see relationships tab.";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "Anemomes attached to hermit crab shells - see relationships tab.";
Occurrence date 1987-12-07
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Calliactis polypus
Supplied scientific name "Calliactis polypus (Forskal, 1775)"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Supplied as "Zoantharia"
Order Actiniaria
Family Hormathiidae
Genus Calliactis
Species Calliactis polypus
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Calliactis polypus (Forskal, 1775)
Scientific name authorship (Forsskål, 1775)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Forskal, 1775)


Country Australia
State or Territory Coral Sea Islands
Latitude -29.47999
Supplied as: "-29.47999"
Longitude 159.12499
Supplied as: "159.12499"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Middleton Reef, reef near "Fuku Maru" wreck
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[Site 14] Tasman Sea, Australia, Coral Sea Islands, Middleton Reef, reef near "Fuku Maru" wreck (29° 28' 48" S, 159° 07' 30" E) 07/12/1987 - 07/12/1987, Australian Museum Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Expedition";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 29° 28' 48.000" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 159° 7' 30.000" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Elizabeth & Middleton Reefs
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Lord Howe
    RAMSAR wetland regions Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Nature Reserve
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Lord Howe Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Lord Howe Marine Park
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Knoll/abyssal hills/hills/mountains/peak
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.037852213
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1800.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.045277 index
    Species Richness 640.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.55 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 339737.44 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 227.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.1174 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.019000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.35 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.02 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.93 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0018 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.449999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.529999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.977228 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.056602072 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.48729354 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 644.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -322.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.233635 degrees