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Occurrence record: MO:S116535

Preserved specimen of Amusium pleuronectes (Linnaeus, 1758) | Saucer Scallop


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 Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalog number S116535
Other catalog numbers ["10056628"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Morrison, H.  
Collector 1.  Kirkendale   2.  , L.A.   3.  Whisson   4.  , C.S.  
Supplied as "Kirkendale, L.A. & Whisson, C.S."
Individual count 4
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 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Beam Trawl]
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Date identified 2023-01-01


Event ID RV Investigator Gascoyne 2022 IN2022V09
Occurrence date Year: 2022, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2022 
Sampling protocol Beam Trawl  
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Amusium pleuronectes
Identified to rank species
Common name Saucer Scallop
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Pectinida
Supplied as "Ostreoida"
Family Pectinidae
Genus Amusium
Species Amusium pleuronectes
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -23.3699
Supplied as: "-23.3699"
Longitude 113.4292
Supplied as: "113.4292"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality IN2022V09/040-136
Min elevation -110
Max elevation -110
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 23°22`11.838"S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 113°25`45.2712"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 106f7b9a-caed-4156-8af7-461d4bd8ac85
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.3699,113.4292
    Related records
    Record UUID 7b6e5e78-4ea1-48cc-a95d-7a67103fbfa9
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.3699,113.4292

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Gascoyne
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Gascoyne
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Gascoyne
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Gascoyne Marine Park
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Species Richness 3.0 frequency