Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Hippocampus abdominalis

  • Author and date of publication

    Lesson, 1827

  • Preferred Common name

    Bigbelly Seahorse

  • Other Common Names

    Potbelly Seahorse

  • Date Identified

    1996

  • Identified By

    Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    4

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria, Tania M. Bardsley - Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    MFG 167

  • Sampling Method

    SCUBA and rotenone

  • Date Visited From

    3/02/1996 10:00 AM

  • Date Visited To

    3/02/1996 11:30 AM

  • Depth From (m)

    7

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Port Phillip Bay, Point Wilson explosives pier.

  • Latitude

    -38.0967

  • Longitude

    144.535

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84