Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Hippocampus breviceps

  • Author and date of publication

    Peters, 1869

  • Preferred Common name

    Shorthead Seahorse

  • Date Identified

    1994

  • Identified By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Stage Or Age

    Juvenile

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Invertebrate Zoology, Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    FRDC 480

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Western Port, in plankton

  • Latitude

    -38.37

  • Longitude

    145.53

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84