Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Hapalochlaena maculosa

  • Author and date of publication

    (Hoyle, 1883)

  • Preferred Common name

    Southern Blue-ringed Octopus

  • Other Common Names

    Blue-ring Octopus Lesser Blue-ringed Octopus

  • Date Identified

    1996

  • Identified By

    Mark D. Norman et al - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Julian K Finn - Museums Victoria

  • Sampling Method

    Diver (snorkel or SCUBA)

  • Date Visited From

    5/12/1996

  • Date Visited To

    5/12/1996

  • Depth From (m)

    3

  • 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

    Portsea Reef, left of pier

  • Latitude

    -38.32

  • Longitude

    144.72

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84