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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.21008-001

Preserved specimen of Porochilus obbesi Weber, 1913 | Obbes' Catfish recorded on 1972-09-02


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.21008-001
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8056158","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.21008-001"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.21008-001
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Feinberg, N  
Identified date 1983
Collector Webb, G  
Supplied as "WEBB, G"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1983
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:8004518
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1972-09-02
Sampling protocol SEINE  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Porochilus obbesi
Supplied scientific name "Porochilus obbesi Weber, 1913"
Identified to rank species
Common name Obbes' Catfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Siluriformes
Family Plotosidae
Genus Porochilus
Species Porochilus obbesi
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Porochilus obbesi Weber, 1913
Scientific name authorship Weber, 1913
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Weber, 1913


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -10.416
Supplied as: "-10.416"
Longitude 142.0
Supplied as: "142.0"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality CAPE YORK : 12 MI. NE OF BAMAGA
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.21008] Australia, Queensland, CAPE YORK : 12 MI. NE OF BAMAGA (10° 25' S, 142° 00' E) 02/09/1972 - 02/09/1972, Webb, G(Collector), SEINE";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 10° 25' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 142° 0' E

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