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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.11927

Preserved specimen of Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837) | Lemon Shark recorded on 1907


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 I.11927
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8017474","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.11927"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Collector 1.  Edley, H   2.  Cculloch, M  
Supplied as "HEDLEY & MCCULLOCH"
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 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Date identified 2015-12
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1907, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1907"
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 Queensland
Latitude -10.0
Supplied as: "-10.0"
Longitude 142.0
Supplied as: "142.0"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality CAPE YORK :
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.11927] Australia, Queensland, CAPE YORK : (10° 00' S, 142° 00' E) 1907 - 1907, C. Hedley & A.R. McCulloch(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.1
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 10° 0' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 142° 0' E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
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dcterms type PhysicalObject

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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 760d14c1-5c33-498c-93cc-14f5ad724246
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Negaprion acutidens (Whitley, 1950)
    Coordinates -10.0,142.0
    Related records
    Record UUID 8136981f-46d3-49b9-9951-d03500d2964d
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Negaprion acutidens (Whitley, 1950)
    Coordinates -10.0,142.0

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Torres Strait Dugong Sanctuary
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Torres Strait Dugong Sanctuary
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Torres Strait Dugong Sanctuary
    NRM Regions 2010 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 Torres Strait
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Torres Strait
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Torres Strait
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TORRES SHIRE
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Torres Strait Regional Sea Claim
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 4.0 frequency
    Species Richness 3.0 frequency