Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Brachionichthys australis

  • Author and date of publication

    Last, Gledhill & Holmes, 2007

  • Type Status

    Paratype

  • Preferred Common name

    Australian Spotted Handfish

  • Date Identified

    1996

  • Identified By

    Dr Peter R. Last - Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)

  • Collected By

    Dr Robin S. Wilson - Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    BSS 682 Q

  • Sampling Method

    Smith-McIntyre grab, or pipe dredge

  • Date Visited From

    23/11/1981

  • Date Visited To

    23/11/1981

  • Depth From (m)

    92

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    BSS 682 Q

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Western Bass Strait, 30 km S of Cape Otway

  • Latitude

    -39.1133

  • Longitude

    143.627

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84