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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:P34736.023

Preserved specimen of Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939 | Northern Wobbegong


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Fish Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number P34736.023
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:www.ozcam.org.au:wamichthy:P34736.023
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Moore, G.I.;Allen, M.G.  
Identified date 1/1/2017
Collector 1.  Moore   2.  , G.I.   3.  Allen   4.  , M.G.  
Supplied as "Moore, G.I. & Allen, M.G."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Date identified 2017-01-01
Supplied as 1/1/2017


Event ID DAM-17-002
Sampling protocol spear & clove oil  
Verbatim event date 22/3/2017
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED
Event time 927


Scientific name Orectolobus wardi
Identified to rank species
Common name Northern Wobbegong
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Orectolobiformes
Family Orectolobidae
Genus Orectolobus
Species Orectolobus wardi
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Whitley, 1939
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -20.50217
Supplied as: "-856.95"
Longitude 117.06042
Supplied as: "217.7"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality SW side of island
Minimum depth in metres 10
Maximum depth in metres 13
Island Delambre Island
Island group Dampier Archipelago
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 500.0
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 20.50217°S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 117.06042°E

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    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (nearshore)
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF KARRATHA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi