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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F87172

Preserved specimen of Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) | Sea Star recorded on 1973-11-21
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Dataset

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 F87172
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F87172
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin  
Collector 1.  Coleman, Noel   2.  Marine and Freshwater Resources Institute (MAFRI)  
Supplied as "Noel Coleman - Marine and Freshwater Resources Institute (MAFRI)"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Field Number WBES 1729
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [Smith-McIntyre grab]
Dataset / Survey name [WBES]
Date identified 2000

Event

Dataset / Survey name WBES  
Event ID WBES 1729
Field Number WBES 1729
Occurrence date 1973-11-21
Supplied date "1973-11-21T00:00:00\1973-11-21T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol Smith-McIntyre grab  
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Asteroidea | Valvatacea | Valvatida | Asterinidae
Scientific name Meridiastra atyphoida
Supplied scientific name "Meridiastra atyphoida (Clark, 1916)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Star
Supplied common name "Seastar"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Species Meridiastra atyphoida
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Supplied as (Clark, 1916)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Western Port
Latitude -38.406
Supplied as: "-38.406"
Longitude 145.244
Supplied as: "145.244"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Western Port
Minimum depth in metres 20
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Location ID WBES 1729

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Directory of Important Wetlands Western Port
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Occurrence Density 83239.0 frequency
    Species Richness 2133.0 frequency