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Occurrence record: Corals:G70721

Specimen of Trachyphyllia geoffroyi | puffed coral recorded on 1991-05-03

Dataset

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 Corals
Supplied collection code "Corals"
Catalog number G70721
Other catalog numbers 2087858
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Corals:G70721
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Dry
Identified by Kelly, G
Collector Kelly, G. G
Supplied as "Kelly, G"
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Occurrence date 1991-05-03
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
Taxon rank species
Common name puffed coral
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Supplied as "Trachyphylliidae"
Genus Trachyphyllia
Species Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Audouin, 1826)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Supplied as: "Western Australia"
Locality Saunders Island
Latitude -11.703333
Longitude 143.183333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 20m
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 500.0
Biome Marine

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    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Cape York to Cape Grenville Islands IBA (Boydong Island)
    NRM Regions 2010 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2014 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2015 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Cape York
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Cape York
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ribbons
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture and temperature regime supports growth for 8���9 months of the year, with a 3���4 month dry season
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 14.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COOK SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) SHELBURNE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2887
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.8373
    Endemism 0.0066619352
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015014954
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 1317.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.5170865 index
    Species Richness 390.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 29434.95 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 24.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.08441 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.217777 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.91999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.71 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 6.3799996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.7879 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.89 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.95 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.689999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.48 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.45 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.88 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.931662 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09370978 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.9348953 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 33.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7669069 degrees