Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Cetorhinus maximus

  • Author and date of publication

    Gunnerus, 1765

  • Preferred Common name

    Basking Shark

  • Date Identified

    22/06/2015

  • Identified By

    Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Male

  • Stage Or Age

    adult

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit, pelvic fin Wet Formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Craig Ross - Skipper of the FV "Castella Rosa"

  • Sampling Method

    trawl

  • Date Visited From

    21/06/2015

  • Date Visited To

    21/06/2015

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    27 nautical miles south of Portland