Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Architeuthis dux

  • Author and date of publication

    Steenstrup, 1857

  • Preferred Common name

    Giant squid

  • Date Identified

    2013

  • Identified By

    Dr Julian Finn - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Female

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole Wet formalin 5%, buffered with tetraborate ethanol 70%

  • Sampling Method

    Trawl net

  • Date Visited From

    25/05/2008 6:30 PM

  • Date Visited To

    25/05/2008

  • Depth From (m)

    550

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    25nm SW of Portland

  • Latitude

    -38.6767

  • Longitude

    141.227

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Protocol

    data provided with specimen(s)