Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F305522

Preserved specimen of Ophiomastus Lyman, 1878 | Brittlestar recorded on 2021-07-07


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F305522
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F305522
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|Wet|ethanol 95%|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria  
Identified date 2021
Collector O'Hara et. al IN2021 V04 IOT Marine Invertebrates Team  
Supplied as "O'Hara et. al IN2021 V04 IOT Marine Invertebrates Team"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Date identified 2021


Dataset / Survey name IN2021 V04 - Investigating The IOT  
Event ID IN2021 V04 007
Field Number IN2021 V04 007
Occurrence date 2021-07-07
Supplied date "2021-07-07T03:43:00\2021-07-07T04:26:00"
Sampling protocol Beam Trawl - CSIRO Four Metre  
Date precision DAY
Event time 03:43:00\04:26:00


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Amphilepidida | Ophionereidina | Ophiolepidoidea | Hemieuryalidae
Scientific name Ophiomastus
Identified to rank genus
Common name Brittlestar
Supplied common name "Brittle Star"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Amphilepidida"
Family Ophiuridae
Supplied as "Hemieuryalidae"
Genus Ophiomastus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Lyman, 1878
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Indian Ocean | Australia | Christmas Island
Country Australia
State or Territory Christmas Island
Locality Indian Ocean Territories: Christmas Island SE
Latitude -10.5561
Supplied as: "-10.5561"
Longitude 105.764
Supplied as: "105.764"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Indian Ocean Territories: Christmas Island SE
Water body Indian Ocean
Minimum depth in metres 3200
Maximum depth in metres 3345
Island Christmas Island
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol data provided with specimen(s)
Georeferenced by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria
Terrestrial true
Georeferenced date 2021-08-10T00:00
Supplied as 2021-08-10T00:00:00
Marine false
Country Code AU
Location ID IN2021 V04 007

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Christmas Island
    NRM Regions 2010 Christmas Island
    NRM Regions 2017 Christmas Island
    IMCRA 4 Regions Christmas Island Province

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 8.9375 °C