Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Amphiura magellanica

  • Author and date of publication

    Ljungman, 1867

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    1988

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    BT

  • Collected By

    T G. Cochran

  • Collection Event Code

    BT 8

  • Sampling Method

    trawl, beam

  • Date Visited From

    9/12/1986

  • Date Visited To

    9/12/1986

  • Depth To (m)

    450

  • Depth From (m)

    330

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    BT 8

  • Ocean

    Southern Ocean

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Tasmania

  • Precise Location

    Off Handspike Point, Macquarie Island

  • Latitude

    -54.495

  • Longitude

    158.853

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84