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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.469156

Preserved specimen of Pinctada Röding, 1798 | Pearl Oysters recorded on 2010-08-09


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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.469156
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1364789","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.469156"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Ponder, Dr Winston Frank - Australian Museum - Malacology  
Collector Loch, I.  
Supplied as "I.Loch"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2010-12
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";
Occurrence date 2010-08-09
Supplied date "2010-08-09/11"
Date precision DAY_RANGE
Event date end 2010-08-11


Scientific name Pinctada
Supplied scientific name "Pinctada fucata (Gould, 1850)"
Identified to rank genus
Common name Pearl Oysters
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Ostreida
Family Pteriidae
Genus Pinctada
Species Pinctada fucata
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Pinctada fucata (Gould, 1850)
Scientific name authorship Röding, 1798
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gould, 1850)


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -17.78171
Supplied as: "-17.78171"
Longitude 146.1201
Supplied as: "146.1201"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality King Reef (17-048), off Kurrimine Beach
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 72835] Australia, Queensland, King Reef (17-048), off Kurrimine Beach (17° 46' 54" S, 146° 07' 12" E) 09/08/2010 - 11/08/2010, I.Loch(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 17° 46' 54.2" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 146° 7' 12.4" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020/11/19
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2020/11/19
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Wet Tropics
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wet Tropic Coast
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CASSOWARY COAST REGIONAL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HILL

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 4745.0 frequency
    Species Richness 1192.0 frequency