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

    Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria, Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    MFG 168

  • Sampling Method

    SCUBA and rotenone.

  • Date Visited From

    3/02/1996 2:00 PM

  • Date Visited To

    3/02/1996 3:15 PM

  • Depth To (m)

    4

  • Depth From (m)

    4

  • 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 marine reserve, off eastern most tip

  • Latitude

    -37.9333

  • Longitude

    144.79

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84