Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Ophiacantha spectabilis

  • Author and date of publication

    Sars, 1871

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    2007

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D. O'Hara

  • Number Of Specimens

    9

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet Unfixed ethanol ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Tim O'Hara - Museum Victoria, Trudy Costa

  • Collection Event Code

    SS02/2007 61

  • Sampling Method

    epibenthic sled (Sherman)

  • Date Visited From

    8/04/2007

  • Date Visited To

    8/04/2007

  • Depth To (m)

    870

  • Depth From (m)

    780

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Tasmania

  • Precise Location

    Southern Ocean, S of Tasmania, Cascade 1000 site

  • Latitude

    -43.9337;-43.9337

  • Longitude

    150.512;150.526

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84