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

    13/03/1980

  • Identified By

    Peter Forsyth

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Date Visited From

    17/02/1863

  • Date Visited To

    17/02/1863

  • 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, 1 mile north of Rye, in eel grass