Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Meridiastra gunnii

  • Author and date of publication

    (Gray, 1840)

  • Preferred Common name

    Six-armed Cushion Star

  • Other Common Names

    Purple Cushion Star Seastar

  • Date Identified

    2002

  • Identified By

    P M. O'Loughlin

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria

  • Sampling Method

    SCUBA

  • Date Visited From

    26/02/1992

  • Date Visited To

    26/02/1992

  • Depth To (m)

    3

  • Depth From (m)

    2

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Portland, (below lighthouse)

  • Latitude

    -38.35

  • Longitude

    141.6

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84