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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.17862-002

Preserved specimen of Tetronarce nobiliana (Bonaparte, 1835) | Short-tail Torpedo Ray recorded on 1972-10-18


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.17862-002
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8033871","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.17862-002"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Graham, Mr Ken - Australian Museum - Ichthyology  
Collector Kapala, F.R.V.  
Supplied as "FRV Kapala"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Demersal prawn trawl]
Date identified 2009-03
Supplied as 2009-3
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";
Occurrence date 1972-10-18
Supplied date "1972-10-18/31"
Sampling protocol Demersal prawn trawl  
Date precision DAY_RANGE
Event date end 1972-10-31


Scientific name Tetronarce nobiliana
Supplied scientific name "Torpedo tokionis (Tanaka, 1908)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Short-tail Torpedo Ray
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Torpediniformes
Family Torpedinidae
Genus Tetronarce
Supplied as "Torpedo"
Species Tetronarce nobiliana
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Torpedo tokionis (Tanaka, 1908)
Scientific name authorship (Bonaparte, 1835)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Tanaka, 1908)


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -33.50833
Supplied as: "-33.50833"
Longitude 152.10833
Supplied as: "152.10833"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality From Newcastle to Sydney.
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.17862] Australia, New South Wales, From Newcastle to Sydney. (33° 10' S, 152° 22' E) 18/10/1972 - 31/10/1972, FRV Kapala(Collector), Demersal prawn trawl";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 33° 30' 30" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 152° 6' 30" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2016/7/28
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Province
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 979.0 frequency
    Species Richness 335.0 frequency