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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.34383-011

Preserved specimen of Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008) | Blackspotted Whipray recorded on 1993-10-25


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.34383-011
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8115689","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.34383-011"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Graham, Mr Ken - Australian Museum - Ichthyology  
Identified date 2016-9
Collector Bray, D.  
Supplied as "D Bray & S Reader on FV PEGGY D"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Demersal prawn trawl]
Date identified 2016-09
Supplied as 2016-9
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";
Occurrence date 1993-10-25
Sampling protocol Demersal prawn trawl  
Date precision DAY
Event time 7:57


Scientific name Maculabatis astra
Supplied scientific name "Maculabatis astra (Last et al., 2008)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Blackspotted Whipray
Supplied common name "Reticulate Whipray"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Dasyatidae
Genus Maculabatis
Species Maculabatis astra
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Maculabatis cf. astra (Last et al., 2008)
Scientific name authorship (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Last et al., 2008)
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -22.31957
Supplied as: "-22.31957"
Longitude 150.61616
Supplied as: "150.61616"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 4km E of entrance to Strong Tide Passage
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.34383] Australia, Queensland, 4km E of entrance to Strong Tide Passage (22° 19' 12" S, 150° 36' 50" E) 25/10/1993 - 25/10/1993, D Bray & S Reader on FV PEGGY D(Collector), Demersal prawn trawl";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 22° 19' 10.500" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 36' 58.200" E

Additional properties

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dcterms type PhysicalObject

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