Occurrence record: JCU_GBR_Shark_Nursury:RE.1058.12C.2-2210

HumanObservation of Carcharhinus amboinensis | Java Shark recorded on 2012-08-06


Data partner Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Data resource Central Great Barrier Reef shark nursery area survey (NERP TE 6.2, JCU), Australia (2011-2014)
Institution code Supplied institution code "JCU"
Collection code Supplied collection code "JCU_GBR_Shark_Nursury"
Catalog number RE.1058.12C.2-2210
Occurrence ID RE.1058.12C.2-2210
Basis of record Human observation
Sex female
Life stage Immature
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 9 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Field number Shot:RE.1058.12C.2
Organism quantity type individuals
Occurrence status present
Organism quantity 1
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number Shot:RE.1058.12C.2
Record date 2012-08-06
Date precision Day


Scientific name Carcharhinus amboinensis
Taxon rank species
Common name Java Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Supplied as "Elasmobranchii"
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus amboinensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name ID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217340


Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Latitude -20.54971
Longitude 148.69972
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 3.25
Maximum depth in meters 3.25
Coordinate precision 100
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100
Footprint well known text POINT (148.69972 -20.54971)
Biome Marine

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    NRM Regions 2010 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2014 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2015 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2017 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Mackay Whitsunday
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Mackay Whitsunday
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Lucinda-Mackay Coast
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WHITSUNDAY REGIONAL
    PSMA Localities (2018) WHITSUNDAYS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) WHITSUNDAY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WHITSUNDAY

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3321
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.2285
    Endemism 0.007888104
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008833932
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 2919.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.3899636 index
    Species Richness 449.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7214127
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.1313896
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.108934805
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 171.91037 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 232.885 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 104.738 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.503 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.382 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.431 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 126.17883 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 19.616 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.2789682
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 5.2482815 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.6130877 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 6.8386726
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.5654533
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 5.788319
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 380.355 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -45.73154 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -185.586 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 201.90102 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.124 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 18.734 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 13.835 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.176416 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.623583 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.35199 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 13.57 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 24.392 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.6690063 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.1679993 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.766998 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.552834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.1730042 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.6660156 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.6119995 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.922 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 24.336 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1557.75 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 131.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 91.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 80.5 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 792.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 92.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 831.75 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -19.278524 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -167.35405 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 15.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 18.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 13.25 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.525 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.525 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.55 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 18.75 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.475 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.485 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.145
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.074997 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 317.50333 km/day
    Wind run - month max 351.16464 km/day
    Wind run - month min 272.3108 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.5915637 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.6748037 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 5.7498455 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 5.9999156 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.4997754 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 5.9999156 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.099916 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.1998034 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.1998034 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.094868325 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1043.1686 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.9716418 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.0 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.58 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 10.889999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 8.4843 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.64 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.18 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.91 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.55 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.76 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.97 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.55 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.10571 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.62036765
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.108934805
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 120.40546 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 38.335293 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.7985053 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 55.833084
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 9.804132
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 23.439348 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 189.5542 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 127.25354 Gal
    Bulk density 1.5125134 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 70.30905 kgC/ha
    Clay % 53.933155 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.222222 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 18.316 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.8 index
    Lithology - mean age 9.158 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.46275356 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.7637835 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -39.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.71750003
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.8075
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.12
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.2325
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 45.25
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.87
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 5912.395 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 34.3847 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 62.62836 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.6898396
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 11.48371 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 839.78296 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.304872 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.6898396
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.267707
    Unreliable water retention parameters 31.11111
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 91.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.45259 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 20.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.085765585 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.02732583 %
    Valley bottom % 6.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 4.990138
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0292 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0872 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 87.4 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 49.0 Day