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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:IB.2421

Preserved specimen of Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950) | Australian Blacktip Shark recorded on 1949-09-15


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.2421
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8172925","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:IB.2421"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Collector Allen, Mark  
Supplied as "Mark Allen"
Specimen type Holotype: Galeolamna pleurotaenia tilstoni Whitley, 1950 : Carcharhinidae : : Chondrichthyes : Chordata
Sex Female
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Hook & Line]
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1949-09-15
Sampling protocol Hook & Line  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Carcharhinus tilstoni
Supplied scientific name "Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Australian Blacktip Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus tilstoni
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950)
Scientific name authorship (Whitley, 1950)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Whitley, 1950)


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -12.666
Supplied as: "-12.666"
Longitude 126.416
Supplied as: "126.416"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Joseph Buonaparte Gulf, Van Cloon Shoal
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[IB.2421] Australia, Western Australia, Joseph Buonaparte Gulf, Van Cloon Shoal (12° 40' S, 126° 25' E) 15/09/1949 - 15/09/1949, Whitley, G P(presenter), Godfrey, Mr K(collector), Hook & Line, Accession, Stanley Fowler Cruise";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 12° 40' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 126° 25' E

Additional properties

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dcterms type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Oceanic Shoals
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Oceanic Shoals
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Oceanic Shoals
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Oceanic Shoals
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Oceanic Shoals Marine Park
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 11.0 frequency
    Species Richness 8.0 frequency