Occurrence record: CMAR GBR Seabed Biodiversity Survey 2003-2005:001534-CWDPIT189339

Human observation of Halophila tricostata | seagrass; paddleweed recorded on 2003-10-03


Data resource Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Institution Supplied institution code "CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research"
Catalogue number 001534-CWDPIT189339
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "O"
Observer CMAR
License other
Occurrence remarks Gear type: SLED (1.5m EpiSled)
Occurrence status present
Collection Code CMAR GBR Seabed Biodiversity Survey 2003-2005
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2003-10-03
Supplied date "2003-10-03 00:00:00"
Event time 13.95


Scientific name Halophila tricostata
Taxon rank species
Common name seagrass; paddleweed
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Alismatales
Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Halophila
Species Halophila tricostata
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Greenway


Country Australia
State or territory Queensland
Locality Great Barrier Reef
Latitude -15.7749996185303
Longitude 145.524993896484
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 32
Maximum depth in metres 32
Coordinate precision Unknown
Distance outside expert range 0.0
Verbatim depth 32.0
Supplied as 32
Biome Marine

Additional properties

bibliographic citation Source: CMAR GBR Seabed Biodiversity Survey, site: 1086, sample: 001534
dataset name Great Barrier Reef Seabed Biodiversity Study 2003-2006
rights holder Great Barrier Reef Seabed Biodiversity Study 2003-2006

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ribbons
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1643
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.12041582
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.17370749
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 758.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.092758 index
    Species Richness 515.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 12693.454 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 19.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.018026 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -32.24959 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.79999995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.48 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.4197 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.72999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.099998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.719997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.68 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.9999999E-4 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 28.64 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.318048 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.10771656 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.2068349 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 30.166666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -29.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11669437 degrees