Giant Spionid Polychaete Spio Aequalis - Annual Distribution

Open NABIS ApplicationThe purpose of this information is to show the annual distribution of the giant spionid polychaete Spio aequalisLineage - Document describing the data source used, history of changes, background information about the given layer, and referencesCreator - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric ResearchPublisher - Ministry for Primary IndustriesContributor - Dr P. Keith Probert, Department of Marine Sciences, University of OtagoCustodian - Ministry for Primary IndustriesJurisdiction of Custodian - New ZealandRights - Crown Copyright Reserved.Subject - Annual distribution of adult Spio aequalis within the waters around New ZealandSource - Multiple sources - see Lineage for detailsLanguage - EnglishRelation - This map is dependent on accurately defined high and low water marksFunction - To ensure that fisheries are sustainably used within a healthy aquatic ecosystemLayer Type - biotaAudience - AllMandate - New Zealand Biodiversity StrategyProgress - CompletedMetadata - Compliant with NZGLS and ANZLICLayer InformationSpecies Common Name - Giant spionid wormSpecies Scientific Name - Spio aequalisSpecies Maori Name - N/ASpecies Code - SIOEndangered Status - Nationally criticalSeason - AnnualHabitat Type - Surf beach adjacent to rocky shoreMinimum Depth - 0 mMaximum Depth - 2 mAccuracyAlert Level - 1Warnings and Problems - This is a rarely taken invertebrate, and its distribution may therefore be either more or less extensive than depicted.Positional Accuracy - 10 kmAttribute Accuracy - Attribute data have been checked against Ministry for Primary Industries guidelines and no significant problems are known.Logical Consistency - Logical consistency has been checked against Ministry for Primary Industries guidelines and no significant problems are known.Completeness - Completeness of the information layer has been checked against independent descriptions of the distribution of Spio aequalis and no significant problems are knownCertified/Refereed By - Dr P. Keith Probert, Department of Marine Science, University of OtagoCertification Date - 15/09/2005CoverageCoverage Name - New Zealand Exclusive Economic ZoneCoverage: Spatial Northern - 24.00° SCoverage: Spatial Southern - 58.00° SCoverage: Spatial Eastern - 167.00° WCoverage: Spatial Western - 157.00° ECoverage: Temporal Earliest - 27/01/1897Coverage: Temporal Latest - 09/03/2009Distribution Northern - 41.19° SDistribution Southern - 45.91° SDistribution Eastern - 176.20° WDistribution Western - 170.49° EMaintenanceLayer Date Received - 30/09/2005Layer Date Loaded - 01/12/2007Layer Date Renewed - 08/08/2011Metadata Date Received - 30/09/2005Metadata Date Loaded - 01/12/2007Metadata Date Renewed - 08/08/2011Maintenance and Update Frequency - as neededApproved for Promotion By - Sarah Lealand - Information Management - Ministry for Primary IndustriesApproved for Promotion Date - 01/12/2007

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Theme ["geospatial"]
Author Ministry for Primary Industries
Maintainer MPIGeospatialManagement
Maintainer Email MPIGeospatialManagement
Created 2016-10-09T23:59:53.000Z
Date modified 2021-02-15T22:19:43.000Z
Language English
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Record created July 12, 2021, Last Updated September 1, 2021