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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:AMSTAC1009

Preserved specimen of Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872) | Southern Bluefin Tuna recorded on 1982-04-23


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 Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number AMSTAC1009
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:582344"]
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Roberts, Ted  
Supplied as "Roberts, Ted - Pt Lincoln Tuna Processors"
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Country conservation Conservation Dependent


Event ID
Occurrence date 1982-04-23
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Thunnus maccoyii
Supplied scientific name "Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Southern Bluefin Tuna
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Supplied as "Actinopteri"
Order Perciformes
Supplied as "Scombriformes"
Family Scombridae
Genus Thunnus
Species Thunnus maccoyii
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Castelnau, 1872)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -35.6681
Supplied as: "-35.6681"
Longitude 135.3375
Supplied as: "135.3375"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Boston Bay | Continental Shelf due south of Port Lincoln
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 35 40 05 S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 135 20 15 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 1bbca7cd-a5d5-4fb7-9fd9-95f641b00c24
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)
    Coordinates -35.6681,135.3375
    Related records
    Record UUID 59191a0c-cb90-42bd-9755-6e237bc87fc3
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872)
    Coordinates -35.6681,135.3375

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southern Province
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 10.0 frequency
    Species Richness 5.0 frequency