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Occurrence record: Molluscs:MO86292

Preserved specimen of Australaria australasia (Perry, 1811) | Australian Horse Conch recorded on 2023-10-04


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Molluscs
Supplied collection code "Molluscs"
Catalog number MO86292
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit
Identified by D Potter  
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Field notes Site 17
Sampling protocol [Trawl]
Date identified 2024-03-06
Supplied as 06 Mar 2024


Occurrence date 2023-10-04
Sampling protocol Trawl  
Verbatim event date 04 Oct 2023
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Australaria australasia
Identified to rank species
Common name Australian Horse Conch
Supplied common name "Australasian Spindle Whelk"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Hypsogastropoda
Supplied as "Neogastropoda"
Family Fasciolariidae
Genus Australaria
Species Australaria australasia
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Perry, 1811)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality ENE of Swain Reefs, MEQ
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -21.66
Supplied as: "-21.66"
Longitude 153.13
Supplied as: "153.13"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 280
Field notes Site 17
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 500.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 21° 39' 36" South
Continent Oceania
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 7' 48" East

Additional properties

object id 536573

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    Test name Result
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Coral Sea
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Coral Sea Marine Park
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 41.0 frequency
    Species Richness 30.0 frequency