Occurrence record: Porifera:G324903

Specimen of Zyzzya fuliginosa recorded on 2007-10-22


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection code Queensland Museum Porifera
Supplied collection code "Porifera"
Catalog number G324903
Other catalog numbers 2046998
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Porifera:G324903
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit
Identified by Dr Hooper, John
Collector Hooper, D. Dr|John
Supplied as "Dr Hooper, John"
License CC-BY
Field number station UU PNG07-5, day2, dive2
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number station UU PNG07-5, day2, dive2
Occurrence date 2007-10-22
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Date precision Day
Event remarks Zyzzya, black mauve, no fistules, greenish brown stain


Scientific name Zyzzya fuliginosa
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Porifera
Class Demospongiae
Order Poecilosclerida
Family Acarnidae
Genus Zyzzya
Species Zyzzya fuliginosa
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily (Acarnidae)
Scientific name authorship (Carter, 1879)


Country 1
Locality Fairway's Reef, Kimbe Bay, New Britain
Habitat fringing coral reef, steep drop off
Latitude -5.047983
Longitude 150.933467
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Maximum depth in meters 29m
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 20.0

Additional properties

subclass Heteroscleromorpha
suborder (Poecilosclerida)

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