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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:IB.278

Preserved specimen of Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837) | Lemon Shark recorded on 1939


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number IB.278
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8173322","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:IB.278"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Collector Allen, Mark  
Supplied as "Mark Allen"
Specimen type Holotype: Mystidens innominatus Whitley, 1950 : Carcharhinidae : : Chondrichthyes : Chordata;Holotype: Mystidens innominatus Whitley, 1944 : Carcharhinidae : : Chondrichthyes : Chordata
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1939, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1939"
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Negaprion acutidens
Supplied scientific name "Negaprion acutidens (Whitley, 1950)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Lemon Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Negaprion
Species Negaprion acutidens
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Negaprion acutidens (Whitley, 1950)
Scientific name authorship (Rüppell, 1837)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Whitley, 1950)


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -25.32499
Supplied as: "-25.32499"
Longitude 113.816
Supplied as: "113.816"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Shark Bay, Williamia
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[IB.278] Australia, Western Australia, Shark Bay, Williamia (25° 50' S, 114° 05' E) 1939 - 1939, Whitley, G P(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 25° 19' 30" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 113° 49' 0" E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Shark Bay
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Shark Bay
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Shark Bay
    Directory of Important Wetlands Shark Bay East
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Shark Bay
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF CARNARVON