Summary

This specimen is the tooth patch that is illustrated in plate 104 of The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Museum Victoria's first director, Sir Frederick McCoy.

Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Cetorhinus maximus

  • Author and date of publication

    Gunnerus, 1765

  • Preferred Common name

    Basking Shark

  • Date Identified

    /11/1883

  • Identified By

    Frederick McCoy

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Teeth Dry

  • Collected By

    Martin Dusting Esq - Fisherman, Portland

  • Sampling Method

    fishermen's nets

  • 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

    Portland Bay

  • Latitude

    -38.28

  • Longitude

    141.73

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Gazetteer

  • Georeference Protocol

    gazetteer (Aus)