Occurrence record: 570

of Carcharodon carcharias | White Death recorded on 2015-05-19

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 570
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 13
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence remarks They were spotted by guys in a helicopter.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-05-19
Supplied date "Tue May 19 00:00:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharodon carcharias
Taxon rank species
Common name White Death
Supplied common name "Great White Shark"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Lamniformes
Family Lamnidae
Genus Carcharodon
Species Carcharodon carcharias
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Locality Huntington Beach, CA
Latitude 33.644793
Longitude -118.009955
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown

Additional properties

conditions -unknown-
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 Other...
sighting url http://www.kcra.com/news/13-great-white-sharks-seen-in-water-near-huntington-beach/33143302
visibility -unknown-

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
    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
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine California Current
    Biodiversity
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries California South Coast
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 77
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Southern California Bight

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.012345679 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.012345679 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.25 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.6099997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.6004 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.45999998 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.739998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 33.6 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 16.52 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.88 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 13.969999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 20.58 100 x degrees C