Occurrence record: Observations:29502093

HumanObservation of Megaptera novaeangliae | Humpback Whale

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Catalog number 29502093
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/29502093
Basis of record Human observation
Identified date 2019-07-25T11:25:53+00:00
Observer Donald, J. Jenny
Supplied as "Jenny Donald"
User ID jadonald
Rights © jadonaldsome rights reserved
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
State conservation Western Australia: Vulnerable
Data generalizations Location in Western Australia generalised to 0.1 degrees. Sensitive in WA, Name: Western Australia, Zone: STATE [Sensitive, WA DEC]
User id jadonald
Rightsholder jadonald
Dataset name iNaturalist observations
Country conservation Vulnerable,
Occurrence remarks These 2 Humpback Whales came right alongside a whale-watching boat off Broome
Occurrence status present
Collection code Observations
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2019-07-25
Supplied as 2019-07-25T11:25:53+00:00
Identification verification status research
Identification ID 64053714

Event

Record date Year: 2019, Month: 06, Day:
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Megaptera novaeangliae
Taxon rank species
Common name Humpback Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Supplied as "Artiodactyla"
Family Balaenopteridae
Genus Megaptera
Species Megaptera novaeangliae
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 Western Australia
Locality Broome (S)
Latitude -17.9
Longitude 122.2
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 40699.0
Coordinates generalised Due to sensitivity concerns, the coordinates of this record have been generalised: "Location in Western Australia generalised to 0.1 degrees. Sensitive in WA, Name: Western Australia, Zone: STATE [Sensitive, WA DEC]".
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

num identification agreements 2
References https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/29502093

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
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Identification date before occurrence date Passed
    First of the month Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Missing taxonomic rank Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Kingdom not recognised 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
    Coordinate uncertainty not valid Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not specified Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Canning
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid, with some growth in the warm season, but too dry for cropping
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF BROOME

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6022
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.5584
    Endemism 0.019162584
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0068572625
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Occurrence Density 29.790123 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.4883277 index
    Species Richness 4.5555553 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 596.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 25.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 128.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 408.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 189.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 457.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 269.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 111.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 53.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3117.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 346.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 298.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 297.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4290.6206 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.097235 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.25 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 3.6999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 9.3966 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.3 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.98 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.369999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.59 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.049999997 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.269999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.519999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.707714 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.12984999 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.444081 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 31.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Vegetation
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 69.8 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 72.46667 Day