Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Ophiomyxa australis

  • Author and date of publication

    Lütken, 1869

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    1985

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    3

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    S05/84

  • Collected By

    Dr Robin S. Wilson - Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    S05/84 54

  • Sampling Method

    WHOI epibenthic sled

  • Date Visited From

    20/10/1984 2:20 PM

  • Date Visited To

    20/10/1984

  • Depth From (m)

    160

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    S05/84 54

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Tasmania

  • Precise Location

    30 km NNW of Cape Sorell

  • Latitude

    -42.1817

  • Longitude

    144.815

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84