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Occurrence record: 318

of Triaenodon obesus | Whitetip Shark recorded on 2015-02-20

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 318
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 4
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-02-20
Supplied date "Fri Feb 20 00:00:00 AEDT 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 Playas del coco
Latitude 10.5601
Longitude -85.70352
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown

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 Fair

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    First of the month Passed
    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
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Biodiversity
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 77
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Chiapas-Nicaragua

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.4074074 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.17283951 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.44 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 27.529999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.63589996 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.008 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.91999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.309998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 33.29 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.5 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 32.69 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.37 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.359999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.8 100 x degrees C