Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Mitsukurina owstoni

  • Author and date of publication

    Jordan, 1898

  • Preferred Common name

    Goblin Shark

  • Date Identified

    2002

  • Identified By

    Dianne J. Bray - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Female

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue frozen ethanol 95% ethanol 95%

  • Collected By

    Michael Burk - skipper of FV "Derwent Venture"

  • Sampling Method

    trawl, demersal

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    DNA Laboratory

  • Collecting Areas

    Tissue and DNA

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Tasmania

  • Precise Location

    Bass Strait, off W coast of Tasmania

  • Latitude

    -41.25

  • Longitude

    144.07

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Protocol

    estimated