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Occurrence record: 112

of Rhincodon typus | Whale Shark recorded on 2015-04-08

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 112
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Country conservation Vulnerable,
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-04-08
Supplied date "Wed Apr 08 00:00:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Rhincodon typus
Taxon rank species
Common name Whale Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Orectolobiformes
Family Rhincodontidae
Genus Rhincodon
Species Rhincodon typus
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 New South Wales
Locality Eurobodalla (A)
Locality Montague Island
Latitude -36.2506116
Longitude 150.2265565
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

conditions -unknown-
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 Boat
sighting url http://www.naroomanewsonline.com.au/story/2997425/whale-shark-sighting-at-montague-island-photos/?cs=1237#slide=2
visibility Excellent

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Habitat incorrect for species Failed
    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
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Montague Island
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Montague Island
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) 2010 Montague Island
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Corner
    IBRA 7 Subregions Bateman
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 TUROSS RIVER
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Eden-Monaro
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Eurobodalla
    Local Government Areas Eurobodalla (A)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) EDEN-MONARO
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BEGA
    Statistical Local Areas Eurobodalla (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Surface Geology of Australia Kgm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Monaro Fall
    Vegetation
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Leptospermum forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 136548.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 74601.0 dse
    Sheep numbers 1800.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7305
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7412
    Endemism 0.030334594
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.022362463
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 326.48148 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 10.481482 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.0
    Aridity index - month max 0.0
    Aridity index - month min 0.0
    Evaporation - annual mean 0.0 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 0.0 mm
    Evaporation - month min 0.0 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.0 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.0 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.0 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 0.0 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 0.0 %
    Humidity - month max relative 0.0 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 0.0 %
    Humidity - month min relative 0.0 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 0.0 %
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.0
    Precipitation - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.0
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 0.0
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.0
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.0 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months 0.0 mm/day
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.0
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season 0.0
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.0
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.0
    Precipitation - wettest month 0.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 0.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 0.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 0.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min 0.0 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 0.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest month min 0.0 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.0 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.0 KPa
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4128.1353 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.002007 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 18.436008 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.081259206 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.64400584 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.0
    Crop factor - month max 0.0
    Crop factor - month min 0.0
    Erosivity 2931.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Water deficit - month max 0.0 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 0.0 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean 0.0 MPa
    Water potential - month max 0.0 MPa
    Water potential - month min 0.0 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 0.0
    Water stress index - month max 0.0
    Water stress index - month min 0.0
    Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Topography
    Aspect -1.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 112.958336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 57.0 m
    Elevation 6.0 m
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.363788 degrees
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr