Occurrence record: 225

of Carcharhinus limbatus | common blacktip shark recorded on 2013-05-07

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 225
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 30
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2013-05-07
Supplied date "Tue May 07 00:00:00 AEST 2013"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

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

Geospatial

Country Bahamas
Locality Hope of Ray wreck
Latitude 25.06
Longitude -77.345
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Atlantic Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown

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 Excellent

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

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    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates 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
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Greater Antillean Marine
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bahama Archipelago
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Bahamian-Antillean Mangroves
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bahamian
    World Country Boundaries Bahamas

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.11382803
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.11111111 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.024691358 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1231.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 120.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 27.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 107.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 64.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 451.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 223.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 513.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 177.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 69.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2429.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 316.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 276.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 274.0 degrees C * 10