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Occurrence record: AustralianBiologicalTissueCollection:ABTC72486.5

Material Sample of Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) | Dwarf Sperm Whale recorded on 1999-11-28


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Australian Biological Tissue Collection
Supplied collection code "AustralianBiologicalTissueCollection"
Catalog number ABTC72486.5
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:486261"]
Record type Material Sample
Supplied basis "MaterialSample"
Individual count 6
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
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Relationship of resource same individual
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Disposition in collection
State conservation Rare
Supplied as R


Event ID
Occurrence date 1999-11-28
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Kogia sima
Supplied scientific name "Kogia sima (Owen, 1866)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Dwarf Sperm Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Kogiidae
Genus Kogia
Species Kogia sima
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Owen, 1866)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Locality Adelaide (GPO) | 15.4 km NE (=200 m N Largs Bay jetty)
Latitude -34.82
Supplied as: "-34.82"
Longitude 138.48
Supplied as: "138.48"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Adelaide (GPO) | 15.4 km NE (=200 m N Largs Bay jetty)
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 34 49 S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 138 29 E

Additional properties

blocked no
material sample type tissue
preparation type Skin
preservation temperature -70 degrees Celsius
preservation type Frozen
related resource catalog number SAMA:Mammalogy:M21277

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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 2d153a1d-213c-47f2-aa9d-10d2123de368
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Kogia sima (Owen, 1866)
    Coordinates -34.82,138.48
    Related records
    Record UUID 404b9180-4988-4ac9-80d9-9707c641a2c8
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Kogia sima (Owen, 1866)
    Coordinates -34.82,138.48

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2017 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions St Vincent Gulf
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 9107.0 frequency
    Species Richness 1505.0 frequency