Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Dermochelys coriacea

  • Author and date of publication

    (Vandelli, 1761)

  • Preferred Common name

    Leatherback Turtle

  • Other Common Names

    Leathery Turtle

  • Identified By

    A J. Coventry - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Male

  • Specimen Nature

    Penis Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    fishermen

  • Sampling Method

    fishing net

  • Date Visited From

    7/03/1996

  • Date Visited To

    7/03/1996

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Herpetology

  • Collecting Areas

    Herpetology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Tasmania

  • Precise Location

    Bass Strait, King Island, off Grassy

  • Latitude

    -40.05

  • Longitude

    144.07

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84