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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F310429

Preserved specimen of Ophiochasma stellata (Ljungman, 1867) | Brittle Star recorded on 2022-12-11


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 F310429
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|Wet|ethanol 95%|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria  
Collector Keesing, J.  
Supplied as "J Keesing"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Field Number IN2022 V09 136
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [beam trawl]
Dataset / Survey name [IN2022 V09 - Gascoyne WA]
Date identified 2023


Dataset / Survey name IN2022 V09 - Gascoyne WA  
Event ID IN2022 V09 136
Field Number IN2022 V09 136
Occurrence date 2022-12-11
Supplied date "2022-12-11T21:27:00\2022-12-11T21:52:00"
Sampling protocol beam trawl  
Date precision DAY
Event time 21:27:00\21:52:00


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Ophiacanthida | Ophiodermatina | Ophiodermatoidea | Ophiodermatidae
Scientific name Ophiochasma stellata
Supplied scientific name "Ophiochasma stellata (Ljungman, 1867)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittle Star
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Ophiacanthida"
Family Ophiodermatidae
Genus Ophiochasma
Species Ophiochasma stellata
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Ljungman, 1867)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Western Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Gascoyne Marine Park
Latitude -23.37
Supplied as: "-23.37"
Longitude 113.429
Supplied as: "113.429"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Gascoyne Marine Park
Minimum depth in metres 107
Maximum depth in metres 110
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol data provided with specimen(s)
Georeferenced by J Keesing
Terrestrial false
Georeferenced date 2023-05-12T00:00
Supplied as 2023-05-12T00:00:00
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID IN2022 V09 136 040

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Gascoyne
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Gascoyne
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Gascoyne
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Gascoyne Marine Park
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Species Richness 3.0 frequency