Occurrence record: eb3c2e4b-c18c-4fb7-89db-f37fe4f07c4c

Human observation of Natator depressus (Garman, 1880) | Flatback Turtle recorded on 2022-11-19


Data partner BioCollect
Data resource Team Turtle CQ
Institution code Supplied institution code "FITZROY BASIN ASSOCIATION INC"
Occurrence ID eb3c2e4b-c18c-4fb7-89db-f37fe4f07c4c
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Whittaker, Stephanie  
Supplied as "Stephanie Whittaker"
User 66090
Record number https://biocollect.ala.org.au/sightings/bioActivity/index/50427365-6e6d-40d7-a3e5-e34bed2792f3
License CC-BY-NC 3.0 (Au)
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au/
Institution ID in135
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Country conservation Vulnerable
Dataset [f7eab726-5fd3-4673-b063-e1b3a9743f3e]
Occurrence remarks People that found tracks had already put “barriers” around. Fox prints in the sand but nest undisturbed. False nest appx 10metres away
State conservation Queensland: Vulnerable
Supplied as V


Dataset / Survey name Marine Turtle Survey 2022-23  
Event ID 50427365-6e6d-40d7-a3e5-e34bed2792f3
Occurrence date 2022-11-19
Supplied date "2022-11-18T14:00:00Z"
Date precision DAY
Event time 08:30 AM


Scientific name Natator depressus
Identified to rank species
Common name Flatback Turtle
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Cheloniidae
Genus Natator
Species Natator depressus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Garman, 1880)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -23.032747
Supplied as: "-23.032747"
Longitude 150.772223
Supplied as: "150.772223"
Datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks nullnull
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU
Location ID cbe521a2-cb36-47c6-95ff-ed8c16ec5e39
Verbatim coordinates cbe521a2-cb36-47c6-95ff-ed8c16ec5e39

Additional properties

location name Private site for survey: Marine Turtle Survey 2022-23

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    NRM Regions 2010 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2017 Fitzroy
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Fitzroy
    IBRA 6 Regions Central Mackay Coast
    IBRA 7 Regions Central Mackay Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Manifold
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 WATER PARK CREEK
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LIVINGSTONE SHIRE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) KEPPEL
    Forests of Australia 2018B Casuarina
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Rainforests and Vine Thickets
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical or sub-tropical rainforest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1163.25 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 137.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 105.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 478.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 502.75 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 22.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 22.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.875 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.15 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 17.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.375 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.445 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2325001
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 25.975 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 22.3375 °C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.6575
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.95
    Elevation 0.0 m