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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:M.12408

Preserved specimen of Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) | Dwarf Sperm Whale recorded on 1981-11-30


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 Mammalogy Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalog number M.12408
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:4003844","urn:catalog:AM:Mammalogy:M.12408"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Bishop, Keith  
Supplied as "BISHOP, Keith"
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


Event ID
Occurrence date 1981-11-30
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Kogia sima
Supplied scientific name "Kogia simus (Owen, 1866)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Dwarf Sperm Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Kogiidae
Supplied as "Physeteridae"
Genus Kogia
Species Kogia sima
Name match metric fuzzyMatch
Accepted name Kogia simus (Owen, 1866)
Scientific name authorship (Owen, 1866)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Owen, 1866)


Country Solomon Islands
Latitude -5.5
Supplied as: "-5.5"
Longitude 159.65
Supplied as: "159.65"
Datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Solomon Islands, LUANIUA IS ONTONG JAVA ATOLL SOLOMON IS. (5° 30' S, 159° 39' E) 30/11/1981 - 30/11/1981, Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 5° 30' S
Marine false
Country Code SB
Verbatim longitude 159° 39' 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 44febc7a-35c9-4d93-ba31-a958b52b3d44
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Kogia simus (Owen, 1866)
    Coordinates -5.5,159.65
    Related records
    Record UUID 8d17af52-4614-4df0-b25f-1e2ed9d8cce2
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Kogia simus (Owen, 1866)
    Coordinates -5.5,159.65

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Species Richness 1.0 frequency