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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F241107

Preserved specimen of Perissasterias monacantha McKnight | Seastar recorded on 2008-12-23


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 code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F241107
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Christopher Mah - Smithsonian Institution  
Identified date 27/05/2016
Collector 1.  Thresher, R.   2.  Staples, D.A.   3.  Museum Victoria (Sciences)  
Supplied as "R Thresher | D A. Staples - Museum Victoria (Sciences)"
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Field number TN228 J2-386-011
Language en
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [fossil scoop]
Collection ID
Duplicate status ASSOCIATED
Dataset ID [Invertebrates]
Date identified 2016-05-27
Supplied as 27/05/2016


Event ID TN228 J2-386-011
Field number TN228 J2-386-011
Occurrence date 2008-12-23
Supplied date "2008-12-23T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol fossil scoop  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Asteroidea | Forcipulatida | Asteriidae
Scientific name Perissasterias monacantha
Supplied scientific name "Perissasterias monacantha McKnight, 1973"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Forcipulatida
Family Asteriidae
Genus Perissasterias
Species Perissasterias monacantha
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship McKnight
Supplied as McKnight, 1973
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Mongrel
Latitude -44.2554
Supplied as: "-44.2554"
Longitude 147.114
Supplied as: "147.114"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Mongrel
Minimum depth in meters 899
Maximum depth in meters 899
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country code AU

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 5c785cab-55c7-482e-baf8-206bc7aa1e76
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Perissasterias monacantha McKnight, 1973
    Coordinates -44.2554,147.114
    Related records
    Record UUID 93917d99-1377-4a03-966c-f86a21e82b8a
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Perissasterias monacantha McKnight, 1973
    Coordinates -44.2554,147.114

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmania Province
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone