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Occurrence record: 491

of Carcharhinus galapagensis | Galapagos Shark recorded on 2015-04-15

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 491
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 4
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-04-15
Supplied date "Wed Apr 15 00:00:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharhinus galapagensis
Taxon rank species
Common name Galapagos Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus galapagensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Country Saint Helena
Locality Boatswain Island
Latitude -7.935458
Longitude -14.306059
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Atlantic Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown

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

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
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Unnamed
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Ascension Scrub And Grasslands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 47
    Marine Ecoregions of the World St. Helena and Ascension Islands
    World Country Boundaries Saint Helena

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.0 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.54 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.65 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.5972999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 5.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.279 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.66999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 36.16 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.82 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.969997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.74 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0087 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0191 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.16 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.699999 100 x degrees C