Occurrence record: OtherInverts:GL2181

Preserved specimen of Asterodiscides multispinus Rowe, 1985 | Seastar recorded on 1977-06-25


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 Queensland Museum Other Invertebrates
Supplied collection code "OtherInverts"
Catalog number GL2181
Other catalog numbers ["1309290"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.OtherInverts:GL2181
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Drum
Collector Birtles, R. A  
Supplied as "Birtles, R A"
Specimen type HOLOTYPE  
Supplied as "Holotype"
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date 1977-06-25
Sampling protocol Trawl - Bottom  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Asterodiscides multispinus
Identified to rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterodiscididae
Genus Asterodiscides
Species Asterodiscides multispinus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Rowe, 1985
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
Locality off Townsville
Latitude -18.933333
Supplied as: "-18.933333"
Longitude 146.933333
Supplied as: "146.933333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 25.5
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 500.0
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU

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    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
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    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
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    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 HINCHINBROOK SHIRE
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