Occurrence record: e6d3e9cc-a8f6-4dfc-b4df-3c5558da7e8a

HUMAN_OBSERVATION of Aphanizomenon recorded on 1983-04-18


Data resource River Murray Phytoplankton Monitoring
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Licence CC-BY-Int
Institution id in94
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present


Record date 1983-04-18
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Aphanizomenon
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Bacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae
Genus Aphanizomenon
Match type exactMatch


Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "VIC"
Locality Swan hill
Latitude -35.32763403423416
Supplied as: "-35.32763381"
Longitude 143.56418
Supplied as: "143.5641798"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim elevation 68.132
Marine false
Country code AU

Additional properties

data source ALS Global old database
note name change true
operating authority DELWP, Victoria
other site id 409204C
provider site id1 409204C
provider site id2 467906
river distance km 1402.0
sampling point id 409204
site description MURRAY RIVER @ SWAN HILL
site lookup Swan Hill 409204C
site name SWAN HILL
site name secondary SWAN HILL
site notes RMWQMP Phyto & WQ site
site start date 1980-02-11T00:00:00
source duration 1980 to July 1992
source location Melbourne
taxa notes Aphanizomenon is an important genus of cyanobacteria that inhabits freshwater lakes and can cause dense blooms.
toxic or potentially toxic true
verbatim decimal latitude -35.32763381
verbatim decimal longitude 143.5641798
verbatim measurement unit cells/ml
verbatim measurement value 98.0

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Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
Land use Irrigated pastures and cropping
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upper and Middle
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW8
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Lower Murray Alluvium (deep; Renmark Group and Calivil Formation) (GS27)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Lower Murray Shallow Alluvium (GS27a)
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 SS14
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) New South Wales Murray
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys CENTRAL MURRAY
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones middle
Murray-Darling Basin Wetland Groups Floodplain Wetlands
NRM Regions 2010 Murray
NRM Regions 2014 Murray
NRM Regions 2015 Murray
NRM Regions 2017 Murray
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Murray
Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by cool burn
Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Murray
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Riverina
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Murray Fans
IBRA 7 Regions Riverina
IBRA 7 Subregions Murray Fans
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Savanna
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
Agroclimatic classification of Australia "Mediterranean" climate, but with drier cooler winters and less growth than Classic "Mediterranean" climate
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Farrer
Indigenous Land Use Agreements Low Impact Exploration and Exploration - Wamba Wamba, Barapa Barapa, & Wadi Wadi Peoples
Local Government Areas 2011 Wakool (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Wakool
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MURRAY RIVER COUNCIL
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bangerang, Barapa Barapa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
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 Murray
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 13
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 518
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) DENILIQUIN REGION
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) UPPER MURRAY EXC. ALBURY
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MURRAY
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FARRER
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FARRER
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CENTRAL MURRAY
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CENTRAL MURRAY
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
PSMA Localities (2018) MURRAY DOWNS
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Central Darling (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Sensitive Data Layers
Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
Geological Regions of Australia Darling Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qt
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Ivanhoe Plains
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
Vegetation - condition Modified
Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 3923430.0 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.032069 t/ha
Potassium 0.025295 t/ha
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5357
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1809
Endemism 0.0011475764
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0012149735
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 47.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 3.4095669 index
Species Richness 35.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.12408465
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 63.31 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.026667 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.57 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0735432
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.072182074
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.1125 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.473333 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.220001 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.108980216
Aridity index - month max 0.22534277
Aridity index - month min 0.062242933
Evaporation - annual mean 223.59062 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 6258.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 393.58594 mm
Evaporation - month min 79.87831 mm
Evaporation - variability 29.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 69.152466 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 55.137238 %
Humidity - month max relative 88.41161 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.47175 %
Humidity - month min relative 44.195385 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 44.195385 %
Precipitation - annual 231.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 250.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 19.583334 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.37
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 58.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 12.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 52.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.91525424
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 20.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.09090909
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 73.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 25.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 7.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 75.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 35.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.1 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 25.938334 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.5 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 11.134167 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 30.600006 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.5 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.67 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.1 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.8 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.5 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.9 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.6 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.07
Temperature - warmest month min 18.65 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.6 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.1 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.5 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 211.76776 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 265.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 59.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 14.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 55.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 20.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 73.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 31.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 78.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 191.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 303.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 44.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 115.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5822.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 347.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 260.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
Distance - to coast 5.711716 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.39623225 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 391376.22 m
Remoteness index 12.4735985
Drainage - average 2.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 212.0 %
Runoff - average 160.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 8.985025 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 26.611908
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 66.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
Bulk density 1.4645727 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 0.24213968 %
Clay % 35.192307 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.22
Nutrient status 0.85 index
Ph - soil 7.0 ph
Soil depth 0.7 m
Soil pedality 2.6529915
Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 20.280848
Weathering Intensity V2 3.41879 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 268.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 11.291667 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 75.0 m
Elevation 74.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
Topographic relief 2.251617 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.1829768 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0086 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 7.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 23.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 41.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0017 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 17.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0381 NDVI