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Occurrence record: MIZ:Z48120

Preserved specimen of Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris (Lamarck, 1816) | Brittlestar recorded on 2004-03-18


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z48120
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Marsh, L.M.  
Identified date 1/1/2004
Collector 1.  Morrison   2.  , S.M.   3.  Unsworth   4.  , P.  
Supplied as "Morrison, S.M. & Unsworth, P."
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Trawl]
Duplicate status REPRESENTATIVE
Date identified 2004-01-01
Supplied as 1/1/2004


Event ID FWA-WAM RV "Naturaliste" Exmouth Gulf Survey I Mar 2004
Occurrence date 2004-03-18
Supplied date "18/3/2004"
Sampling protocol Trawl  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris
Taxon rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Amphilepidida"
Family Ophiotrichidae
Genus Ophiothrix
Species Ophiothrix ciliaris
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Lamarck, 1816)
Subgenus Ophiothrix


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -22.0175
Supplied as: "-22.0175"
Longitude 114.389
Supplied as: "114.389"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 07/63/S
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Stn list
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 22°01.05`S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 114°23.34`E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 2f7dab8e-e112-468a-be87-5d4786f9331a
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -22.0175,114.389
    Related records
    Record UUID bec54806-a141-4f2f-b906-4d47ececc41f
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Ophiothrix ciliaris
    Coordinates -22.0175,114.389

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (nearshore)
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF ASHBURTON