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

    1

  • 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 146

  • Sampling Method

    SCUBA and rotenone

  • Date Visited From

    15/12/1995 10:00 AM

  • Date Visited To

    15/12/1995 12:00 PM

  • Depth From (m)

    2

  • 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 Cook, seaward side of S corner of reserve

  • Latitude

    -37.9333

  • Longitude

    144.79

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84