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

    Dr Joanna Sumner - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Female

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue frozen ethanol 95% ethanol 95%

  • Collected By

    Melbourne Aquarium

  • Sampling Method

    beach washed

  • Date Visited From

    15/06/2011

  • Date Visited To

    15/06/2011

  • 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

    Victoria

  • Town

    Airey's Inlet

  • Precise Location

    0.25 miles (0.40 kms) south-west of Split Point lighthouse

  • Latitude

    -38.4692

  • Longitude

    144.095

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Google Earth

  • Georeference Protocol

    Approximation

  • Georeference By

    N. W. Longmore - Museum Victoria