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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.19123

Preserved specimen of Leptosynapta dolabrifera (Stimpson, 1855) | Sea Cucumber recorded on 1985-01-09


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.19123
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1042134","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.19123"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:J.19123
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Rowe, Dr Frank W.E. - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates  
Collector 1.  Hoggett, A.   2.  Vail, L.  
Supplied as "A. Hoggett & L. Vail"
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [by hand on SCUBA]
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Date identified 1985


Event ID
Occurrence date 1985-01-09
Sampling protocol by hand on SCUBA  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Leptosynapta dolabrifera
Supplied scientific name "Leptosynapta dolabrifera (Stimpson, 1855)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Cucumber
Supplied common name "Snot Sea Cucumber"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea
Order Apodida
Family Synaptidae
Genus Leptosynapta
Species Leptosynapta dolabrifera
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Leptosynapta dolabrifera (Stimpson, 1855)
Scientific name authorship (Stimpson, 1855)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Stimpson, 1855)


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -31.52332
Supplied as: "-31.52332"
Longitude 159.04333
Supplied as: "159.04333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Lord Howe Island, south side of North Head
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[LH 11] Tasman Sea, Australia, New South Wales, Lord Howe Island, south side of North Head (31° 31' 24" S, 159° 02' 36" E) 09/01/1985 - 09/01/1985, by hand on SCUBA";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 31' 24.000" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 159° 2' 36.000" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/3/21
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2019/3/21
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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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 57e1fb3f-1a06-45f2-961f-1c9e94d82eeb
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Leptosynapta dolabrifera (Stimpson, 1855)
    Coordinates -31.52332,159.04333
    Related records
    Record UUID 9f9fdac0-829c-42c3-ba6a-101ad532e926
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Leptosynapta dolabrifera (Stimpson, 1855)
    Coordinates -31.52332,159.04333

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Lord Howe Island
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Lord Howe Island
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Lord Howe Island
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers - Lord Howe Island
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast - Lord Howe Island
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North Coast - Lord Howe Island
    IMCRA 4 Regions Lord Howe Province
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 119171.0 frequency
    Species Richness 5646.0 frequency