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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.16573

Preserved specimen of Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) | Sea Star recorded on 1974-05-04


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.16573
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1095964","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.16573"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:J.16573
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by O'Loughlin, Mr P. Mark - Museum Victoria - Marine Invertebrates Laboratory  
Collector 1.  Coleman, Neville   2.  Australian Marine Photographic Index  
Supplied as "Coleman, Mr Neville - Australian Marine Photographic Index"
Specimen type cited: Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) : Asterinidae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2002


Event ID
Occurrence date 1974-05-04
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Meridiastra atyphoida
Supplied scientific name "Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Star
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Species Meridiastra atyphoida
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Scientific name authorship (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (H.L. Clark, 1916)


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Latitude -39.5
Supplied as: "-39.5"
Longitude 147.3
Supplied as: "147.3"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Bass Strait, Deal Island, East Cove
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Tasmania, Bass Strait, Deal Island, East Cove (39° 30' S, 147° 18' E) 04/05/1974 - 04/05/1974";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 39° 30' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 147° 18' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Kent Group
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Kent Group
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Kent Group
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Twofold Shelf
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 9322.0 frequency
    Species Richness 1468.0 frequency