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Occurrence record: MIZ:Z101309

Preserved specimen of Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris (Lamarck, 1816) | Brittlestar recorded on 2017-10-20


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 Z101309
Other catalog numbers ["10022293"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Ethanol 100%
Identified by O`Hara, T.D.  
Identified date 1/1/2019
Collector , J.K. Keesing  
Supplied as "Keesing J.K."
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 [McKenna fish trawl nets]
Duplicate status REPRESENTATIVE
Date identified 2019-01-01
Supplied as 1/1/2019


Occurrence date 2017-10-20
Supplied date "20/10/2017"
Sampling protocol McKenna fish trawl nets  
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)
Name type DOUBTFUL
Subgenus Ophiothrix


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -19.9665
Supplied as: "-19.9665"
Longitude 116.7935
Supplied as: "116.7935"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality W71/192
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 19°57`59.4"S
Marine true
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 116°47`36.6"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 7edf39ef-2780-4da5-88d9-6c58715d17c4
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -19.9665,116.7935
    Related records
    Record UUID c0118168-b394-418e-8533-7dd095f5b084
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -19.9665,116.7935

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Northwest Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone