Occurrence record: Invertebrate Zoology:988-00002-054

PreservedSpecimen of Ascidiacea | sea squirts recorded on 1988-01-19


Data resource Royal BC Museum - Invertebrates Collection
Institution code Royal British Columbia Museum
Supplied institution code "RBCM"
Collection code Royal British Columbia Museum - Invertebrate Zoology
Catalog number 988-00002-054
Occurrence ID 54837dba-dff3-42ff-ac0f-31649088d4fb
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Specimen Nature: Wet | Preservative: Isopropanol - 60% | Fixative: formalin - 10%
Collector Cosgrove, J. James|Green, G. Gordon|Lambert, P. Philip
Supplied as "James Cosgrove; Gordon Green; Philip Lambert"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Owner institution code RBCM
Field number L88-01
Rightsholder Royal BC Museum
Sampling protocol Collection Method: dredge | Net/Gear/Trap: biological dredge
Dataset name Royal BC Museum - Invertebrates Collection
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID doi:10.5886/zh7n1e
Institution ID http://grbio.org/cool/gayt-20cg
Collection code Invertebrate Zoology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number L88-01
Collecting date 1988-01-19
Supplied as year:1988  month:01  day:19 
Sampling protocol Collection Method: dredge | Net/Gear/Trap: biological dredge
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 88-01-19
Event time 1055 PST


Scientific name Ascidiacea
Taxon rank class
Common name sea squirts
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Ascidiacea
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Taxon remarks Stalked Tunicate
Taxonomic status accepted
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Country Canada
State / Province British Columbia
Locality Fitz Hugh Sound; Rivers Inlet: south end of sound opposite mouth of Rivers Inlet
Latitude 51.45
Longitude -127.8166667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality south end of sound opposite mouth of Rivers Inlet
Maximum depth in meters 125
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Invertebrate Zoology Data Conversion
Continent North America
Verbatim depth 125.0
Supplied as 125 m
Country code CA

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