Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Ophiactis perplexa

  • Author and date of publication

    Koehler, 1987

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    2021

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • 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 009

  • Sampling Method

    Beam Trawl - CSIRO Four Metre

  • Date Visited From

    7/07/2021 8:00 PM

  • Date Visited To

    7/07/2021 8:19 PM

  • Depth To (m)

    1154

  • Depth From (m)

    957

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    IN2021 V04 009

  • Ocean

    Indian Ocean

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Christmas Island

  • Precise Location

    Indian Ocean Territories: Christmas Island, off McPherson Point

  • Latitude

    -10.4364;-10.4364

  • Longitude

    105.578;105.588

  • 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