Occurrence record: 71

of Galeocerdo cuvier | tiger shark recorded on 2015-04-04

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 71
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-04-04
Supplied date "Sat Apr 04 00:00:00 AEDT 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Galeocerdo cuvier
Taxon rank species
Common name tiger shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Galeocerdo
Species Galeocerdo cuvier
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality Rottnest Island
Latitude -32.0309123918709
Longitude 115.454213411523
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Indian Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

conditions Choppy
dcterms:bibliographic citation Kempster RM and Egeberg CA (2015). SharkBase citizen science global chondrichthyan sighting database. Support Our Sharks Ocean Conservation Society. Version 2015.07. www.shark-base.org (consulted on 29/06/2015)
sighting type Diving/Snorkelling
visibility Good

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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Name not supplied Passed
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    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
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    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions SW West Australia
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions Perth
    NRM Regions 2014 Perth
    NRM Regions 2015 Perth
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3238
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.049693204
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01231212
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 30.74074 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.5016308 index
    Species Richness 3.2469137 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 21219.281 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 5.45E-4 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.7099998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.4599999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.7426 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.016 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.03 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.73 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.439999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.35 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.98999995 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0014 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 18.46 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 22.17 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.559294 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05130055 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.2869013 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Water holding capacity 14479.0 mm
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 65.416664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -11.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.74221635 degrees