Occurrence record: 203

of Carcharhinus obscurus | Dusky Whaler recorded on 2015-03-29

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 203
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 2015-03-29
Supplied date "Sun Mar 29 00:00:00 AEDT 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharhinus obscurus
Taxon rank species
Common name Dusky Whaler
Supplied common name "Dusky shark"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus obscurus
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 Cabbage Tree bay
Latitude -33.8003307578574
Longitude 151.294134540536
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 Good

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Cabbage Tree Bay
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Cabbage Tree Bay
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Cabbage Tree Bay
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    NRM Regions Sydney Metro
    NRM Regions 2014 Greater Sydney
    NRM Regions 2015 Greater Sydney
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Hawkesbury Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SYDNEY COAST-GEORGES RIVER
    River Regions SYDNEY COAST-GEORGES RIVER
    Marine
    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)
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Phylloxera Infection Zone - Sydney, New South Wales Sydney Phylloxera Zone
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.3738
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.2691
    Endemism 0.110886544
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.09258919
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6148
    Occurrence Density 517.28394 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6696196 index
    Species Richness 56.691357 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8565554
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.6559833
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.36350024
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 134.67459 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 207.07 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 66.77 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.61 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.23 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.8427 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.61015 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 71.31202 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 100.82083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 53.16 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.57917553
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.6593549 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.5237312 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.4030132
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.7234256
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.40137005
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 140.72 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -33.853752 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -131.80002 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 48.980003 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.77 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.309166 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.41 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.521667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.55 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.800018 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.81 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.21 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.2399902 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.539978 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.549988 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.971667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.0 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.850006 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.5700073 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.61 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.81 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.931151
    Aridity index - month max 2.1782253
    Aridity index - month min 0.4012115
    Evaporation - annual mean 127.192505 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 197.26044 mm
    Evaporation - month min 62.434406 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.59 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.264854 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.98122 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.03537 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.81211 %
    Humidity - month min relative 70.41785 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.41785 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1293.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index -1.3718948E-4
    Precipitation - annual mean 100.93044 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -8.794145E-4
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 0.99911994
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 279.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 16.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 234.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6269153
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.1207553 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.7637537 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.0310944
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.08536552
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.59255815
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.005348279
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.030991066
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 362.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 135.9962 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 423.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -26.262064 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -118.11728 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 73.5618 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 10.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 13.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 8.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.585684 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.341482 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 35.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 21.339167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.173333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.40039 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.51 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 16.31 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 42.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 2.2099915 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.7799988 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.309998 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 3.5363631 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.165835 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min -0.9097257 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.9599915 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.0700073 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.8700256 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.39 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 35.27959 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.21
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.43 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.4 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.26871628 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.3861633 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.47416568 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.47416568 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.09821653 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.28488123 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 311.18033 km/day
    Wind run - month max 338.1841 km/day
    Wind run - month min 283.50012 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.4333334 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.866667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.1499996 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.4 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.04 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.04 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1703.5088 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 98.88268 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.821435 Pascals
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.7950483
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.36350024
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 79.481544 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 15.106355 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.83301884 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.015569914 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 71.554344
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 32.71502
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 445.5386 Gal
    Bulk density 1.5064932 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 62.72411 kgC/ha
    Clay % 27.208145 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.81348485
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.4012115
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 93.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 42.727272 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 8.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 241.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.3820171 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.90309 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 44.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.85
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.4
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.57
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 22.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.62
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 5044.575 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 37.07481 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 120.1982 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.3660634
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 22.04282 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1007.0433 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.799051 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.3660634
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.035252
    Unreliable water retention parameters 9.545454
    Water deficit - month max 71.15546 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 11.626601 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity 68500.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 139.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.6992374 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 73.21363
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Water stress index - month min 36.109035
    Water surplus - annual mean 2.3650334 mm
    Water surplus - month max 22.808853 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.67049 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 145.66667 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 50.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.6444486 degrees
    Topographic relief 49.7785 m
    Topographic roughness 20.23606 %
    Topographic slope (%) 2.822871 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.206 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 17.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 76.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 7.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4005 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 74.333336 Day