Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Opisthoteuthis pluto

  • Author and date of publication

    Berry, 1918

  • Preferred Common name

    octopus

  • Date Identified

    /01/2018

  • Identified By

    Dr Julian K. Finn - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Male

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole wet formalin 10%, buffered ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    IN2017_V03 - Sampling the Abyss

  • Collected By

    O'Hara et. al IN2017 V03 abyss Marine Invertebrates Team

  • Collection Event Code

    IN2017 V03 121

  • Sampling Method

    Beam Trawl - CSIRO Four Metre

  • Date Visited From

    13/06/2017 2:31 AM

  • Date Visited To

    13/06/2017 3:31 AM

  • Depth To (m)

    1093

  • Depth From (m)

    1013

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    IN2017 V03 121

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Queensland

  • Precise Location

    Coral Sea CMR, E of Curtis Island

  • Latitude

    -23.587;-23.617

  • Longitude

    154.194;154.195

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Protocol

    data provided with specimen(s)

  • Georeference By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria