Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Microcystis aeruginosa recorded on 2016-02-09

Dataset

Data resource River Murray Phytoplankton Monitoring
Basis of record Human observation
Licence CC-BY-Int
Source AWQC
Institution code MDBA
Occurrence status present
Institution id in94
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2016-02-09
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Microcystis aeruginosa
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Bacteria
Phylum Cyanoprokaryota
Supplied as "Cyanobacteria"
Class Cyanophyceae
Order Chroococcales
Family Microcystaceae
Genus Microcystis
Species Microcystis aeruginosa
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Verbatim taxon rank species

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "SA"
Local government area Wentworth (A)
Locality LOCK 9
Latitude -34.19091
Longitude 141.59744
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim elevation 27.0

Additional properties

data source Australian Water Quality Centre
laboratory sample code 2015-008-9316
note name change false
operating authority SAWater
other site id A4260501
provider site id1 2001
provider site id2 A4260501
result id 34122300
river RIVER MURRAY
river distance km 765.0
sample id 4213988
sampling point id 4260501
site description River Murray at Lock 9 upstream (AMTD 764.8km)
site lookup River Murray Lock 9
site name LOCK 9
site name secondary LOCK 9
site notes RMWQMP Phyto & WQ site
site start date 1980-04-23T00:00:00
source duration 2008 to date
source location Adelaide
taxa notes Microcystis aeruginosa is a species of freshwater cyanobacteria which can form harmful algal blooms of economic and ecological importance. They are the most common toxic cyanobacterial bloom in eutrophic fresh water.
toxic or potentially toxic true
verbatim decimal latitude -34.19091
verbatim decimal longitude 141.59744
verbatim measurement unit cells/mL
verbatim measurement value 540.0

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Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
Land use Forestry
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Lower
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW6
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Western Porous Rock (GS50)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Western Porous Rock (GS50)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW8
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) New South Wales Murray and Lower Darling
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS18
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Lower Darling
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys LOWER MURRAY
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones upper
NRM Regions 2010 Lower Murray Darling
NRM Regions 2014 Western
NRM Regions 2015 Western
NRM Regions 2017 Western
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
Biodiversity
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Riverina
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Murray Scroll Belt
IBRA 7 Regions Riverina
IBRA 7 Subregions Murray Scroll Belt
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Savanna
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
Climate
Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
Fire
Fire regime niches Unclassified
Hydrology
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
River Regions LOWER MALLEE
Marine
Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
Political
ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Farrer
Local Government Areas 2011 Wentworth (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Wentworth
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WENTWORTH SHIRE COUNCIL
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Maraura, Muthi Muthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Bangerang, Barkindji, Barapa Barapa, Maljangapa, Maraura, Muthi Muthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barkindji, Barapa Barapa, Maljangapa, Maraura, Mutthi Mutthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri, Yorta Yorta
NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 41
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 860
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WENTWORTH-BALRANALD REGION
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LOWER MURRAY
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MURRAY
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FARRER
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FARRER
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BALRANALD - WENTWORTH
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BALRANALD - WENTWORTH - SURROUNDS
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
PSMA Localities (2018) RUFUS
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NSW)
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MURRAY-DARLING
PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Wentworth (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Sensitive Data Layers
Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
Substrate
Geological Regions of Australia Murray Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qa
Topography
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Lower Darling Plain
Vegetation
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
Land cover Ephemeral and Permanent Water Features
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
Vegetation - condition Modified
Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 5312742.0 $
Biodiversity
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6819
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.692
Endemism 0.029371548
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.030695053
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 27986.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 4.0144324 index
Species Richness 565.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Climate
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.15853733
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 54.76 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 18.3 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.77 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.5667218
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.55360025
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.481667 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.698334 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.980011 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.20440274
Aridity index - month max 0.47516483
Aridity index - month min 0.06444231
Evaporation - annual mean 161.64333 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 6564.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 294.83737 mm
Evaporation - month min 50.50879 mm
Evaporation - variability 22.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 75.07469 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 58.795036 %
Humidity - month max relative 90.649826 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 74.21874 %
Humidity - month min relative 45.70703 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.70703 %
Precipitation - annual 262.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 253.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 22.10623 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.1444189
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 77.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 41.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2480912
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 27.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.24395637
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 53.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 28.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 7.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 81.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.5 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.8 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 23.7975 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.4 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 9.454166 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 27.363739 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.1 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.8 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.8 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.1 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.6 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.3 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.89 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.74
Temperature - warmest month min 15.24 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.9 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.9 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.7 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 204.35847 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 284.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 77.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 19.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 58.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 59.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 30.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 86.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 172.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 285.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 44.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 107.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 207.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5069.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 329.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
Distance
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to coast 2.777949 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 203647.03 m
Remoteness index 6.124556
Hydrology
Drainage - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 190.0 %
Runoff - average 9.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 99.33481 Percentage
Social
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.2157787 people/km^2
Substrate
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 35.165108
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 114.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.27 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 52.0 %
Bulk density 1.4325069 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 0.5638569 %
Clay % 48.81426 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 2.3846154 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.19
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.39
Nutrient status 1.85 index
Ph - soil 7.0 ph
Soil depth 1.2 m
Soil pedality 3.7546608
Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 42.919647
Weathering Intensity V2 3.56334 Weathering Intensity Index
Topography
Aspect 288.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 21.375 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 25.0 m
Elevation 25.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.68999505 degrees
Topographic relief 7.258039 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.4715078 %
Vegetation
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2472 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 38.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0083 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 37.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5429 NDVI