Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

species: Nupalirus sp
Observed by Anne Hoggett
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 14:00:00

Location details

  • Off Hicks Reef, Qld

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 500 m and 500 metres.

Details about the specimen

  • 1 specimen. (exact)
  • specimen dead at end of the observation process.
  • specimen removed from natural environment as a part of the record-taking process.
  • The record does not indicate whether reproduction was occurring.

Specimen was found in the gills of a large orange fish caught on line by commercial fishermen at 500 m depth. Photos identified by Shane Ahyong (Australian Museum). 

Supporting photos