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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F188879

Preserved specimen of Ophioleuce brevispinum (H.L. Clark, 1911) | Brittle Star recorded on 2012-04-23


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 F188879
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|Wet|ethanol 95%|ethanol 70%
Identified by 1.  Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria   2.  Sadie Mills - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research  
Collector 1.  Mills, Sadie   2.  National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research  
Supplied as "Sadie Mills - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Field Number TAN1206 88
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [Sled, epibenthic]


Event ID TAN1206 88
Field Number TAN1206 88
Occurrence date 2012-04-23
Supplied date "2012-04-23T00:00:00\2012-04-23T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol Sled, epibenthic  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Ophioleucida | Ophioleucidae
Scientific name Ophioleuce brevispinum
Supplied scientific name "Ophioleuce brevispinum (Clark, 1911)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittle Star
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Ophioleucida"
Family Ophioleucidae
Genus Ophioleuce
Species Ophioleuce brevispinum
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Supplied as (Clark, 1911)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Locality Southern Kermadec Ridge, Whakatane Seamount
Latitude -36.8011
Supplied as: "-36.8011"
Longitude 177.454
Supplied as: "177.454"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Southern Kermadec Ridge, Whakatane Seamount
Minimum depth in metres 972
Maximum depth in metres 950
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources data provided with specimen(s)
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code NZ
Location ID SM2ab

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    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 8.0 frequency
    Species Richness 6.0 frequency