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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F87228

Preserved specimen of Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) | Seastar recorded on 1981-02-06


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 F87228
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin  
Identified date 2000
Sex Unknown
Individual count 9
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
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Field Number BSS 138
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [trawl, 20 m otter]
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Date identified 2000


Dataset / Survey name Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)  
Event ID BSS 138
Field Number BSS 138
Occurrence date 1981-02-06
Supplied date "1981-02-06T13:35:00\1981-02-06T13:57:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, 20 m otter  
Date precision DAY
Event time 13:35:00\13:57:00


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 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


Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Central Bass Strait, 32 km WSW of Settlement Point, Flinders Island
Latitude -40.1658
Supplied as: "-40.1658"
Longitude 147.53
Supplied as: "147.53"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Central Bass Strait, 32 km WSW of Settlement Point, Flinders Island
Minimum depth in metres 51
Maximum depth in metres 52
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID BSS 138

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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 34d0015a-4514-44c1-a413-6b27db8a69d1
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Meridiastra atyphoida (Clark, 1916)
    Coordinates -40.1658,147.53
    Related records
    Record UUID ab7cf474-be2c-4acd-a324-e0efeef21095
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Meridiastra atyphoida (Clark, 1916)
    Coordinates -40.1658,147.53

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders