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Occurrence record: ANFC:H 5204-01

Preserved specimen of Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008) | Blackspotted Whipray recorded on 1997-03-10


Data partner CSIRO National Fish Collection
Data resource Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC)
Institution code Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection Supplied collection code "ANFC"
Catalog number H 5204-01
Occurrence ID 5204-01
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Last Naylor &Manjaji-Matsumoto  
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Field Number SS0297 322
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Organism quantity 1.0
Supplied as 1
Organism quantity type individual
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Identification remarks n - nomenclatural update, where the identification is changed following a credible change in the literature. However, the specimen was not examined.


Field Number SS0297 322
Identification remarks n - nomenclatural update, where the identification is changed following a credible change in the literature. However, the specimen was not examined.
Occurrence date 1997-03-10
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Maculabatis astra
Supplied scientific name "Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Blackspotted Whipray
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Dasyatidae
Genus Maculabatis
Species Maculabatis astra
Scientific name ID
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Locality N of Melville Island, Arafura Sea
Latitude -10.92333
Supplied as: "-10.92333"
Longitude 130.28667
Supplied as: "130.28667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 60
Maximum depth in metres 60
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (130.286666666667 -10.923333333333, 130.268333333333 -10.946666666667)

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 1d4b51a5-e4fb-41e8-a04f-7dc6885149a1
    Data Resource Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC)
    Raw Scientific Name Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)
    Coordinates -10.92333,130.28667
    Related records
    Record UUID de8137df-82de-4138-9c98-ad0769250ed8
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Maculabatis astra
    Coordinates -10.92333,130.28667

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Oceanic Shoals
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA