Occurrence record: Porifera:G316373

Preserved specimen of Homophymia Vacelet & Vasseur, 1971 | Sponge recorded on 2003-05-14


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 Queensland Museum Porifera
Supplied collection code "Porifera"
Catalog number G316373
Other catalog numbers ["2099269"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Porifera:G316373
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit
Identified by Richer de Forges, M  
Collector 1.  Tangaroa, R.V.   2.  Norfanz, Expedition  
Supplied as "RV Tangaroa, NORFANZ expedition"
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date 2003-05-14
Sampling protocol Trawl - Beam  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Homophymia
Supplied scientific name "Homophymia sp1_NORFANZ"
Identified to rank genus
Common name Sponge
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Porifera
Class Demospongiae
Order Tetractinellida
Supplied as "Lithistida"
Family Neopeltidae
Genus Homophymia
Species Homophymia sp1_NORFANZ
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Vacelet & Vasseur, 1971
Name parse type DOUBTFUL


Country Australia
Locality North Norfolk Ridge
Latitude -29.697333
Supplied as: "-29.697333"
Longitude 168.043667
Supplied as: "168.043667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 322m
Maximum depth in metres 337m
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 20.0
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Norfolk
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Norfolk
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Norfolk
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Norfolk
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Norfolk
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Lord Howe-Norfolk Islands Marine
    IMCRA 4 Regions Norfolk Island Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Norfolk Marine Park
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.15832171
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 155.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.241581 index
    Species Richness 87.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 11.825 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 937180.25 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 64.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.0299997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.2635 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.3000001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.53999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.76 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.68 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.83 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 18.21 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.24 100 x degrees C
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -340.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0572805 degrees