Grande Rade, Noumea (Holocene of New Caledonia)

Where: New Caledonia (22.3° S, 166.4° E: paleocoordinates 22.2° S, 166.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: intrashelf or intraplatform reef; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Borsa. 2006. Marine mammal strandings in the New Caledonia region, Southwest Pacific. Comptes Rendus Biologies 329(4):277-288 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 83481: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.08.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Balaenopteridae
Megaptera novaeangliae Brisson 1762 humpback whale