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Occurrence record: MAMM:M65479

Preserved specimen of Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 | Sperm Whale
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Dataset

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 Mammal Collection
Supplied collection code "MAMM"
Catalog number M65479
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MAMM:M65479
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Dental
Collector Csiro  
Supplied as "CSIRO"
Sex Male
Life stage Adult
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Data generalizations Record is Vulnerable in Western Australia. Generalised to 10km by WA DEC.
State conservation Vulnerable
Supplied as Threatened species - Vulnerable under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016.

Event

Verbatim event date 1966-01-01
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Physeter macrocephalus
Identified to rank species
Common name Sperm Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Supplied as "Artiodactyla"
Family Physeteridae
Genus Physeter
Species Physeter macrocephalus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Linnaeus, 1758
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Coordinates generalised Due to sensitivity concerns, the coordinates of this record have been generalised: "Record is Vulnerable in Western Australia. Generalised to 10km by WA DEC.".
Terrestrial false
Continent OCEANIA
Marine false
Country Code AU

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