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Occurrence record: 257

of Triaenodon obesus | Whitetip Shark recorded on 2015-04-14

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 257
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence remarks Pregnant female
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-04-14
Supplied date "Tue Apr 14 00:00:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Triaenodon obesus
Taxon rank species
Common name Whitetip Shark
Supplied common name "Whitetip reef shark"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Triaenodon
Species Triaenodon obesus
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 Queensland
Locality Sandy Seconds
Latitude -24.1108478204578
Longitude 152.711565884069
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 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
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Great Barrier Reef Coast
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Capricornia Cays IBA (Heron Island)
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Mackay-Capricorn
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURNETT
    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 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1067
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.036512457
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.048634447
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 36.65432 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.505808 index
    Species Richness 3.4567902 frequency
    Climate
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 91001.35 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 79.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.061777 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -10.032113 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.44 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.63 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.6125 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.026 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.44 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.199999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.89 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 9.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.57 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.01 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.481936 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.046293113 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.21801731 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 92.708336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -8.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.12581605 degrees
    Vegetation
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 97.0 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 225.0 Day