Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Melicertus plebejus

  • Author and date of publication

    Hess, 1865

  • Preferred Common name

    Eastern King Prawn

  • Other Common Names

    King Prawn Sand Prawn

  • Date Identified

    07/11/2016

  • Identified By

    Dr Gary C. Poore - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    3

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole wet ethanol 70% ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    Bush Blitz 2016 Mallacoota

  • Collected By

    Dr Gary C. Poore - Museums Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    BBCW 029

  • Sampling Method

    dip net & night light

  • Date Visited From

    8/11/2016

  • Date Visited To

    8/11/2016

  • Depth To (m)

    0

  • Depth From (m)

    0

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    Bush Blitz 2016 Mallacoota029

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • District

    East Gippsland

  • Town

    Mallacoota

  • Nearest Named Place

    Mallacoota

  • Precise Location

    Mallacoota Wharf (Inlet)

  • Minimum Elevation

    0

  • Maximum Elevation

    0

  • Latitude

    -37.55

  • Longitude

    149.76

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Google Maps

  • Georeference Protocol

    estimated from Google maps

  • Georeference Date

    2017-04-21T00:00:00

  • Georeference By

    Dr Genefor Walker-Smith - Museums Victoria