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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.6454

Preserved specimen of Leptosynapta dolabrifera (Stimpson, 1855) | Sea Cucumber recorded on 1932


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.6454
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1134680","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.6454"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:J.6454
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Clark, Dr Hubert Lyman - Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University  
Collector 1.  Clark, Hubert Lyman   2.  Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University  
Supplied as "Clark, Dr Hubert Lyman - Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Event ID
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1932, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1932"
Date precision YEAR


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 -31.6
Supplied as: "-31.6"
Longitude 159.07499
Supplied as: "159.07499"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Lord Howe Island, Gower Reef
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Tasman Sea, Australia, New South Wales, Lord Howe Island, Gower Reef (31° 36' S, 159° 04' 30" E) 1932 - 1932";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 36' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 159° 4' 30.000" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2019/3/13
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    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