Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Dermochelys coriacea

  • Author and date of publication

    (Vandelli, 1761)

  • Preferred Common name

    Leatherback Turtle

  • Other Common Names

    Leathery Turtle

  • Date Identified

    25/02/2014

  • Identified By

    Dr Jane E. Melville - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Stage Or Age

    adult

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue frozen ethanol 70% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Katie Date - Museums Victoria, Dean Smith - Museum Victoria, Tracey-Ann Hooley - Museum Victoria

  • Sampling Method

    Found dead

  • Date Visited From

    25/02/2014 11:30 AM

  • Date Visited To

    25/02/2014 4:00 PM

  • 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

    Waratah Bay

  • Latitude

    -38.8115

  • Longitude

    146.059

  • Geodetic Datum

    GDA94

  • Georeference Source

    Collector

  • Georeference Protocol

    gps

  • Georeference Date

    2014-02-25T00:00:00

  • Georeference By

    Tracey-Ann Hooley - Museum Victoria