Occurrence record: 545

of Triaenodon obesus | Whitetip Shark recorded on 2015-05-24

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 545
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex female
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence remarks Survey dive
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-05-24
Supplied date "Sun May 24 09:29:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Triaenodon obesus
Taxon rank species
Common name Whitetip Shark
Supplied common name "Whitetip reef shark"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Triaenodon
Species Triaenodon obesus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Locality Mid Rocks
Latitude -18.4287325727498
Longitude 178.130809910925
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Verbatim depth 18.0
Supplied as 18 m

Additional properties

conditions Calm
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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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Data are generalised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Depth out of range Passed
    Depth value non-numeric Passed
    Depth value supplied in feet Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
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    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Fiji Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.015960254
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.6419753 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.5308642 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 2611.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 418.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 128.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 401.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 33.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 913.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 341.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 927.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 104.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 64.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1401.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 261.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.75 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.4241999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.016 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.39 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.1 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.82 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.77 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.90999997 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.56 100 x degrees C