Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Scarus psittacus

  • Author and date of publication

    Forsskål, 1775

  • Preferred Common name

    Palenose Parrotfish

  • Date Identified

    12/11/2009

  • Identified By

    Dianne J. Bray - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Female

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue frozen ethanol 95% ethanol 95%

  • Expedition Name

    2009 Coral Sea Lanternfish and tuna aggregation

  • Collected By

    Dianne J. Bray - Museums Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    LTA 9

  • Sampling Method

    night light, dip net

  • Date Visited From

    11/11/2009 8:30 PM

  • Date Visited To

    12/11/2009 2:30 AM

  • Depth To (m)

    0.5

  • Depth From (m)

    0

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    DNA Laboratory

  • Collecting Areas

    Tissue and DNA

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Queensland

  • Precise Location

    Great Barrier Reef, inside Arlington Reef, 23 miles ENE of Cairns

  • Minimum Elevation

    -18.4

  • Maximum Elevation

    -18.6

  • Latitude

    -16.6611

  • Longitude

    146.079

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    GPS