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Occurrence record: AustralianBiologicalTissueCollection:ABTC153658

Material Sample of Cygnus atratus (Latham, 1801) | Black Swan recorded on 2003-05-


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 code South Australian Museum Australian Biological Tissue Collection
Supplied collection code "AustralianBiologicalTissueCollection"
Catalog number ABTC153658
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:791489"]
Basis of record Material Sample
Supplied basis "MaterialSample"
Preparations Frozen tissue
Sex Male
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Occurrence status PRESENT
Relationship of resource same individual
Disposition in collection


Event ID
Occurrence date [date not supplied]
Supplied date "2003-05-"
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name Cygnus atratus
Supplied scientific name "Cygnus atratus (Latham, 1790)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Black Swan
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Genus Cygnus
Species Cygnus atratus
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Latham, 1801)


Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -35.05
Supplied as: "-35.0500"
Longitude 137.7333
Supplied as: "137.7333"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Coobowie
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 35 03 00 S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 137 44 00 E

Additional properties

blocked no
material sample type tissue
preparation type Liver
preservation temperature -70 degrees Celsius
preservation type Frozen -70C
related resource catalog number SAMA:Ornithology:B51199

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coobowie
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern and Yorke
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern and Yorke
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern and Yorke
    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

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 386.14285 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 161.85715 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 40.714287 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 40.857143 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 164.42857 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 41.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.471428 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.257143 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.042857 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.185714 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.742857 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46142858 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.1757143
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.328571 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.785713 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.285714 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.35
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.7542857
    Elevation 5.0 m