Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Ophiarthrum elegans

  • Author and date of publication

    Peters, 1851

  • Preferred Common name

    Brittle Star

  • Date Identified

    2002

  • Identified By

    Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet unfixed ethanol ethanol 70%

  • Collection Event Code

    Ashmore 2

  • Sampling Method

    hand, SCUBA

  • Date Visited From

    1/10/2002

  • Date Visited To

    1/10/2002

  • Depth To (m)

    11

  • Depth From (m)

    6

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Western Australia

  • Precise Location

    Ashmore Reef, West Lagoon

  • Latitude

    -12.221

  • Longitude

    122.988

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84