Occurrence record: Observations:1118838

HumanObservation of Linckia laevigata | blue seastar recorded on 1990-03-12

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalogue Number 1118838
Occurrence ID http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1118838
Basis of record Human observation
Identified date 2014-12-08T02:16:49+00:00
Observer Nash, C. Chris
Supplied as "Chris Nash"
User ID ctnash
Rights © ctnashsome rights reserved
More details http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1118838
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
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Rightsholder ctnash
Dataset name iNaturalist observations
Establishment means wild
Occurrence remarks Many seen in the shallow areas at low tide.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2014-12-08
Supplied as 2014-12-08T02:16:49+00:00
Identification verification status research
Identification ID 2012791

Event

Record date 1990-03-12
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1990-03-12

Taxonomy

Scientific name Linckia laevigata
Taxon rank species
Common name blue seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Linckia
Species Linckia laevigata
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -14.05999
Longitude 144.257183
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Clack Reef
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1542.0
Biome Marine
Country code AU

Additional properties

num identification agreements 1
references http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1118838

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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 Clack Reef Complex
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    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 East Cape York
    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) LAKEFIELD
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3454
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.3096
    Endemism 0.0139860315
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.031702552
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 1248.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.3701506 index
    Species Richness 295.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 22183.023 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 9.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.173543 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.1788876 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.78 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.97 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.2999997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.1957998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.009000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.84 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.36 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.02 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.039999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.53999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 23.4 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.369999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.333529 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.098127574 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.0051674 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 52.833332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.139644 degrees