Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Scolecenchelys breviceps

  • Author and date of publication

    (Günther, 1876)

  • Preferred Common name

    Shorthead Worm Eel

  • Other Common Names

    Big-eyed worm eel

  • Date Identified

    1996

  • Identified By

    John E. McCosker - California Academy of Sciences

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    ethanol 70% ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    MSL86 - Penguin Prey Survey

  • Collected By

    David Hobday - Marine Science Laboratories

  • Collection Event Code

    MSL86 2 13

  • Sampling Method

    trawl, bottom

  • Date Visited From

    22/10/1986

  • Date Visited To

    22/10/1986

  • Depth From (m)

    20

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    MSL86 2 13

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Western Port, 5 km N of Cowes

  • Latitude

    -38.435

  • Longitude

    145.255

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84