Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F78815

Preserved specimen of Octopus micros Norman, 2001 | Pygmy Keeled Octopus recorded on 1981-08-11


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 F78815
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F78815
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by Mark D. Norman - Museums Victoria  
Identified date 2000
Collector 1.  Service, Queensl   2.  Service, Fisheries  
Supplied as "Queensland Fisheries Service"
Specimen type PARATYPE  
Supplied as "Paratype"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 2
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 2000


Occurrence date 1981-08-11
Supplied date "1981-08-11T00:00:00\1981-08-13T00:00:00"
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Octopodidae
Scientific name Octopus micros
Supplied scientific name "Octopus micros Norman"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pygmy Keeled Octopus
Supplied common name "octopus"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus micros
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship Norman, 2001
Supplied as Norman
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Queensland
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Off Mooloolaba
Latitude -26.6932
Supplied as: "-26.6932"
Longitude 153.402
Supplied as: "153.402"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Off Mooloolaba
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Google Earth
Georeference protocol Approximation
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU

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    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Moreton Bay
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone