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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:J47370

Preserved specimen of Tethisea Poore, 1994 | ghost shrimp recorded on 1999-07-05


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 J47370
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Gary C. Poore  
Collector 1.  Bone, Yvonne   2.  University of Adelaide  
Supplied as "Yvonne Bone - University of Adelaide"
Sex Male
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [sled]
Date identified 2018


Occurrence date 1999-07-05
Supplied date "1999-07-05T00:00:00\1999-07-05T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol sled  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Arthropoda | Crustacea | Multicrustacea | Malacostraca | Eumalacostraca | Eucarida | Decapoda | Pleocyemata | Axiidea | Micheleidae
Scientific name Tethisea
Supplied scientific name "Tethisea indica Poore, 1994"
Identified to rank genus
Supplied as "Species"
Common name ghost shrimp
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Micheleidae
Genus Tethisea
Species Tethisea indica
Name match metric higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Poore, 1994
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Western Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality North West Shelf off kimberley
Latitude -19.3673
Supplied as: "-19.3673"
Longitude 117.735
Supplied as: "117.735"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality North West Shelf off kimberley
Minimum depth in metres 85
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Northwest Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 77.0 frequency
    Species Richness 64.0 frequency