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Occurrence record: 72

of Carcharias taurus | grey nurse shark recorded on 2015-03-21

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 72
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 2
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-03-21
Supplied date "Sat Mar 21 00:00:00 AEDT 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharias taurus
Taxon rank species
Common name grey nurse shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Lamniformes
Family Odontaspididae
Genus Carcharias
Species Carcharias taurus
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 Toothbrush Island Wollongong NSW Australia
Latitude -34.4555107542452
Longitude 150.930485749487
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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 Fair

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    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
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Hawkesbury Shelf
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    LGA Boundaries (deprecated) Wollongong - Inner
    World Country Boundaries Australia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0953
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.9406
    Endemism 0.042229313
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.022666087
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 621.8889 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.826957 index
    Species Richness 11.530864 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1389.8563 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 3.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 80.208336 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.02 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.5088997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.031000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.07 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 19.35 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0018 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0013 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 16.32 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 22.34 100 x degrees C
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 139.70833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.38874203 degrees
    Vegetation
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 150.51724 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 133.26666 Day