Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Octopus cyanea

  • Author and date of publication

    Gray, 1849

  • Preferred Common name

    octopus

  • Date Identified

    1992

  • Identified By

    Mark D. Norman - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    NWA

  • Collected By

    CSIRO Division of Fisheries

  • Collection Event Code

    NWA 337

  • Sampling Method

    WHOI epibenthic sled

  • Date Visited From

    7/12/1982 2:00 PM

  • Date Visited To

    7/12/1982

  • Depth To (m)

    82

  • Depth From (m)

    82

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    NWA 337

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Western Australia

  • Precise Location

    Northwest Shelf, between Dampier and Port Hedland

  • Latitude

    -19.0333;-19.0283

  • Longitude

    118.787;118.785

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84