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Occurrence record: 2007-04-18-OW

Human observation of Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939 | Northern Wobbegong recorded on 2007-04


Data partner Ocean Biodiversity Information System
Data resource WAMSI Node 3.2.1 - Diversity, abundance and habitat utilisation of sharks and rays, Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia (2007-2009) - dive data
Institution code Supplied institution code "WAMSI"
Collection Supplied collection code "WAMSI-3.2.1"
Occurrence ID 2007-04-18-OW
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
License CC-BY-NC
Presence/Absence ABSENT
Supplied as absent
Organism quantity 0.0
Supplied as 0
Organism quantity type individual


Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 2007, Month: 4, Day:
Supplied date "2007-04"
Date precision MONTH


Scientific name Orectolobus wardi
Identified to rank species
Common name Northern Wobbegong
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Orectolobiformes
Family Orectolobidae
Genus Orectolobus
Species Orectolobus wardi
Scientific name ID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:281933
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Whitley, 1939
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Ningaloo Marine Park
Latitude -22.24672
Supplied as: "-22.24672"
Longitude 113.82902
Supplied as: "113.82902"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 5
Maximum depth in metres 5
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50.0
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU
Footprint well known text POINT (113.82902 -22.24672)

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Ningaloo
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH