Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Osedax

  • Author and date of publication

    Rouse et al., 2004

  • Preferred Common name

    zombie worm

  • Other Common Names

    bone-eating snot flower boneworm

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole wet formalin 10%, unbuffered seawater formalin 10%

  • Expedition Name

    IN2017_V03 - Sampling the Abyss

  • Collected By

    O'Hara et. al IN2017 V03 abyss Marine Invertebrates Team

  • Collection Event Code

    IN2017 V03 100

  • Sampling Method

    Beam Trawl - CSIRO Four Metre

  • Date Visited From

    9/06/2017 7:27 AM

  • Date Visited To

    9/06/2017 8:47 AM

  • Depth To (m)

    1013

  • Depth From (m)

    999

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Mammalogy

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    IN2017 V03 100

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    New South Wales

  • Precise Location

    off Byron Bay

  • Latitude

    -28.0544;-28.097

  • Longitude

    154.083;154.081

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Protocol

    data provided with specimen(s)

  • Georeference By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria