Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Ophiura aequalis

  • Author and date of publication

    (Lyman, 1878)

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    2021

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    12

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole Wet ethanol 95% ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    IN2021 V04 - Investigating The IOT

  • Collected By

    O'Hara et. al IN2021 V04 IOT Marine Invertebrates Team

  • Collection Event Code

    IN2021 V04 022

  • Sampling Method

    Beam Trawl - CSIRO Four Metre

  • Date Visited From

    9/07/2021 2:18 AM

  • Date Visited To

    9/07/2021 2:45 AM

  • Depth To (m)

    1533

  • Depth From (m)

    1388

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    IN2021 V04 022

  • Ocean

    Indian Ocean

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Christmas Island

  • Precise Location

    Indian Ocean Territories: Christmas Island SW

  • Latitude

    -10.5497;-10.5542

  • Longitude

    105.533;105.536

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Protocol

    data provided with specimen(s)

  • Georeference Date

    2021-08-10T00:00:00

  • Georeference By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria