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Occurrence record: ANFC:H 8232-06

Preserved specimen of Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008) | Blackspotted Whipray recorded on 2017-10-20


Data partner CSIRO National Fish Collection
Data resource Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC)
Institution code Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection Supplied collection code "ANFC"
Catalog number H 8232-06
Occurrence ID 8232-06
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by P Last  
Identified date 2017-12-04
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Organism quantity 1.0
Supplied as 1
Organism quantity type individual
Date identified 2017-12-04
Identification remarks 1s - Highly reliable identification - identification resulting from the examination of the specimen


Identification remarks 1s - Highly reliable identification - identification resulting from the examination of the specimen
Occurrence date 2017-10-20
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Maculabatis astra
Supplied scientific name "Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Blackspotted Whipray
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Dasyatidae
Genus Maculabatis
Species Maculabatis astra
Scientific name ID
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as: "WA"
Locality N of Cape Lambert, Dampier Commonwealth Marine Reserve
Latitude -20.35533
Supplied as: "-20.35533"
Longitude 117.21483
Supplied as: "117.21483"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 31
Maximum depth in metres 32
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (117.214833333333 -20.355333333333, 117.194333333333 -20.3745)

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Dampier
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Dampier
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (offshore)
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Dampier Marine Park
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi