Occurrence record: 292

of Glaucostegus typus | Giant Shovelnose Ray recorded on 2015-04-21

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 292
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 2
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence remarks There is a pair of Guitar Sharks hanging around from the steps at Tweed River to Seascape building
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-04-21
Supplied date "Tue Apr 21 00:00:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Glaucostegus typus
Taxon rank species
Common name Giant Shovelnose Ray
Supplied common name "Austalian guitarfish"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Rhinobatiformes
Family Rhinobatidae
Genus Glaucostegus
Species Glaucostegus typus
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 Goldcoast
Latitude -28.1736414777122
Longitude 153.547398082434
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    GER Border Ranges GER Border Ranges
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Southern Coastal Lowlands
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Sunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 TWEED RIVER
    River Regions TWEED RIVER
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Richmond
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) RICHMOND
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Toowoomba Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Freshwater, dams, lakes, lagoons or aquatic plants
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Dolomite (acidity) 1.0 t/ha
    Dolomite (physical) 0.0 t/ha
    Gypsum 5.0 t/ha
    Lime 2.0 t/ha
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 0.0 $/ha
    Nitrogen -751.9677 t/ha
    Phosphorus -752.09985 t/ha
    Potassium -751.9912 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5063
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0996
    Endemism 0.04062831
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.020645862
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 1132.3827 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.581476 index
    Species Richness 18.209877 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.184934
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.4587092
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.3534476
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 119.47708 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 174.2 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 64.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.53 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.71 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.24788 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 80.03173 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.44277 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 131.12666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 43.52 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.48592657
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.7106236 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.9277525 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 2.1286097
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.053965
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 1.1239793
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 213.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean 11.649582 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -79.61 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 108.27999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.45 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.9375 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 10.57 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.789999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.9775 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.109985 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 11.2 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 21.59 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.8399963 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.8599854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.75 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.812495 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.3599854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.0799866 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.4400024 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 29.31 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 21.82 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.2089552
    Aridity index - month max 1.949601
    Aridity index - month min 0.45380875
    Evaporation - annual mean 122.6699 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 183.1 mm
    Evaporation - month min 70.8 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.75 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.34 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.67786 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.49122 %
    Humidity - month max relative 82.678375 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 78.95117 %
    Humidity - month min relative 69.94405 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 69.94405 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1657.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index 0.067050375
    Precipitation - annual mean 139.39374 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.5451252
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 1.5459548
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 254.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 192.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4950877
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 2.3754737 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -2.1500933 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.9759007
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season -0.12460016
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0161756
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season 0.12039748
    Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.97244
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 568.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 239.48402 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 611.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean 16.72384 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -67.4 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 110.78403 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 12.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 22.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 10.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.791561 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 10.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 26.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 16.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.4025 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 15.358334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 9.53 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 10.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 20.13 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 41.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.7900085 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 2.619995 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.779999 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 4.4199166 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.044169 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 0.396 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.75 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -3.1900024 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.6700134 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.01 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 33.02961 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.12
    Temperature - warmest month min 20.22 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.1 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.3219138 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.43785477 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.51591396 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.51591396 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.20389676 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.38038647 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 320.50793 km/day
    Wind run - month max 349.67545 km/day
    Wind run - month min 295.97897 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.2934637 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.1113057 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.186045 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.776797 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.595293 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.776797 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.576797 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.776797 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.776797 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1648.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 274.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 46.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 202.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 39.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 604.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 231.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 622.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 189.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 94.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 153.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 97.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 159.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3303.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 283.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1318.7458 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 100.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.0880852 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 22.611996 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.073186666 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.54668266 mg/m^3
    Social
    Age 46.838795 years
    Age - prime group 20.51976 Count
    Disadvantaged 1241.9745 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 7.522457 %
    Education - vocational training 25.157595 %
    Employment 1.3918817 %
    Home ownership 65.70686 %
    Income - high 21.265617 %
    Income - low 20.229704 %
    Internet 48.172756 %
    Population - change 12.936018 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 393.01416 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 3.3227239 %
    Work force - older 26.035473 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.8993227
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.89511883
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.17141134 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -0.4930506 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 80.93904
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 80.56069
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 23.700281 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 115.703 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 98.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.34 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 48.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 496.373 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1401563 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 1110.9481 %
    Carbon store pre-European 67.18814 kgC/ha
    Clay % 53.671875 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.9
    Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    Crop factor - month min 0.9
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 81.25 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 130.76923 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 65.5 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 32.75 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.5152113 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.8162413 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -84.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.92
    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) 0.73
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.79
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 10.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.92
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 5274.919 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 33.62598 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 79.22761 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.8 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.7398438
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 14.51323 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 736.80054 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 6.159739 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.7398438
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 12.98124
    Unreliable water retention parameters 8.461538
    Water deficit - month max 0.0 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 0.0 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 210.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.12556927 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -0.4878549 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 81.0
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 80.99999
    Water surplus - annual mean 28.990831 mm
    Water surplus - month max 108.443756 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.84779 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 60.541668 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 3.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 1.558389
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.4228259 degrees
    Topographic relief 13.19382 m
    Topographic roughness 82.31703 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.8955741 %
    Valley bottom % 25.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.199 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 21.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 38.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 41.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4158 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 106.882355 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 47.588234 Day