Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: MO:S116534

Preserved specimen of Amusium pleuronectes (Linnaeus, 1758) | Saucer Scallop


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalog number S116534
Other catalog numbers ["10064278"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Morrison, H.  
Collector 1.  Kirkendale   2.  , L.A.   3.  Whisson   4.  , C.S.  
Supplied as "Kirkendale, L.A. & Whisson, C.S."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Beam Trawl]
Date identified 2023-01-01


Event ID RV Investigator Gascoyne 2022 IN2022V09
Occurrence date Year: 2022, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2022 
Sampling protocol Beam Trawl  
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Amusium pleuronectes
Identified to rank species
Common name Saucer Scallop
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Pectinida
Supplied as "Ostreoida"
Family Pectinidae
Genus Amusium
Species Amusium pleuronectes
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -23.9155
Supplied as: "-23.9155"
Longitude 113.0957
Supplied as: "113.0957"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality IN2022V09/044-150
Min elevation -105
Max elevation -105
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 23°54`56.016"S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 113°5`44.4696"E

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Name not supplied Warning
    Occurrence status inferred from individual count Warning
    Show/Hide 95 passed properties
    Show/Hide 7 missing properties
    Show/Hide 18 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 1.0 frequency
    Species Richness 1.0 frequency