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Occurrence record: 279

of Carcharhinus melanopterus | blacktip reef shark recorded on 2014-04-19

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 279
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2014-04-19
Supplied date "Sat Apr 19 00:00:00 AEST 2014"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharhinus melanopterus
Taxon rank species
Common name blacktip reef shark
Supplied common name "Black Tip reef Shark"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus melanopterus
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 Green Island cairns
Latitude -16.7581015271714
Longitude 145.97021634526
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Coral Sea
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

conditions Choppy
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 Sighting
visibility Good

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    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 Central & North 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
    NRM Regions Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2014 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2015 Wet Tropics
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Reef
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture and temperature regime supports growth for 8���9 months of the year, with less than 3 month dry season
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MULGRAVE-RUSSELL RIVERS
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) CAIRNS

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5378
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.0861
    Endemism 0.02925909
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.029414058
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6792
    Occurrence Density 50.296295 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 7.259259 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 28844.066 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 14.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 97.07603 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.062161 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -9.791376 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.84999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.22 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.81 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.372 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.96999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.5 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.19999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 23.39 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.609999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.336817 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07330657 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.550654 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 49.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.5535431 degrees