Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Ophiactis abyssicola

  • Author and date of publication

    Sars, 1861

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    2000

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D. O'Hara

  • Number Of Specimens

    3

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet Unfixed ethanol ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    SS01/99

  • Collection Event Code

    SS01/99 130

  • Sampling Method

    Epibenthic Sled

  • Date Visited From

    31/01/1999

  • Date Visited To

    31/01/1999

  • Depth To (m)

    1000

  • Depth From (m)

    600

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    SS01/99 130

  • Ocean

    Southern Ocean

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Tasmania

  • Precise Location

    North end of Gap, N of Macquarie Island

  • Latitude

    -52.99;-53.0333

  • Longitude

    159.983;159.97

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84