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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23990

Preserved specimen of Ophioleuce brevispinum (H.L. Clark, 1911) recorded on 1989-05-03


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number J.23990
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1170796","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23990"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:J.23990
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by O'Hara, Dr Tim D. - Museum Victoria - Marine Invertebrates Laboratory  
Collector 1.  Lowry, J.K.   2.  Party  
Supplied as "J.K. Lowry & party"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [1.2 m benthic sled]
Date identified 2004


Event ID
Occurrence date 1989-05-03
Sampling protocol 1.2 m benthic sled  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Ophioleuce brevispinum
Supplied scientific name "Ophioleuce brevispinum (H.L. Clark, 1911)"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophioleucidae
Genus Ophioleuce
Species Ophioleuce brevispinum
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Ophioleuce brevispinum (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Scientific name authorship (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (H.L. Clark, 1911)


Country Australia
Latitude -29.91366
Supplied as: "-29.91366"
Longitude 159.01416
Supplied as: "159.01416"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Elizabeth Reef
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[FR0589-15] Tasman Sea, Elizabeth Reef (29° 54' 49" S, 159° 00' 51" E) 03/05/1989 - 03/05/1989, 1.2 m benthic sled";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 29° 54' 49.200" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 159° 0' 51.000" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2011/11/23
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Elizabeth & Middleton Reefs
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Lord Howe
    RAMSAR wetland regions Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Nature Reserve
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Lord Howe Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Lord Howe Marine Park

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3207.0 frequency
    Species Richness 842.0 frequency