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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F65663

Preserved specimen of Amphioctopus exannulatus (Norman, 1993) | Plain-spot Octopus recorded on 1982-09-10


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 F65663
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by Mark D. Norman - Museums Victoria  
Collector Museum of Victoria  
Supplied as "Dr Chung-Chen Lu - Museum of Victoria"
Sex Unknown
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
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Field Number SW/82 091001
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [Trawl, prawn]
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Dataset / Survey name [SW/82]
Date identified 1992


Dataset / Survey name SW/82  
Event ID SW/82 091001
Field Number SW/82 091001
Occurrence date 1982-09-10
Supplied date "1982-09-10T19:00:00\1982-09-10T20:00:00"
Sampling protocol Trawl, prawn  
Date precision DAY
Event time 19:00:00\20:00:00


Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Coleoidea | Octopoda | Incirrata | Octopodidae
Scientific name Amphioctopus exannulatus
Supplied scientific name "Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993"
Identified to rank species
Common name Plain-spot Octopus
Supplied common name "octopus"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Amphioctopus
Supplied as "Octopus"
Species Amphioctopus exannulatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Norman, 1993)
Supplied as Norman, 1993
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Queensland
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Gulf of Carpentaria, 130 kms W of Crab Island
Latitude -10.93
Supplied as: "-10.93"
Longitude 140.92
Supplied as: "140.92"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Gulf of Carpentaria, 130 kms W of Crab Island
Minimum depth in metres 44
Maximum depth in metres 44
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources GPS
Georeference protocol gps original
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID SW/82 091001

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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 b54828d2-5e9a-4c64-9381-0346b65c2978
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993
    Coordinates -10.93,140.92
    Related records
    Record UUID d193e3d6-6c9f-40db-8381-37cedc737828
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993
    Coordinates -10.93,140.92

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine West Cape York
    CAPAD 2018 Marine West Cape York
    CAPAD 2020 Marine West Cape York
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Carpentaria
    Australia's network of Marine Parks West Cape York Marine Park
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 45.0 frequency
    Species Richness 42.0 frequency