Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.12913

Preserved specimen of Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889 recorded on 1975-11-24


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 J.12913
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1133867; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.12913
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.12913
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector FRV "Kapala"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date 1975-11-24
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Psilaster acuminatus
Supplied scientific name "Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Paxillosida
Family Astropectinidae
Genus Psilaster
Species Psilaster acuminatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889
Scientific name authorship Sladen, 1889
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Sladen, 1889


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -35.54166
Supplied as: "-35.54166"
Longitude 150.74166
Supplied as: "150.74166"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality east of Brush Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[K75-21-03/04/05] Australia, New South Wales, east of Brush Island (35° 31' S, 150° 44' E) 24/11/1975 - 24/11/1975";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 35° 32' 30" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 44' 30" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/3/19
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Transition
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    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) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.03358909
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 2675.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0633945 index
    Species Richness 488.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 14654.594 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 34.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.002383 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.64 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.9131 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 4.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.015000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 19.619999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.45 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.37 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 16.64 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.279999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.788378 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.058176197 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.3380277 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 755.5833 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -350.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.7178507 degrees