Occurrence record: Observations:183641536

Human observation of Orectolobus maculatus (Bonnaterre, 1788) | Spotted Wobbegong recorded on 2023-09-17
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Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 183641536
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/183641536
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Staines, Melissa  
Supplied as "Melissa Staines"
User melissa_staines
Life stage adult
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Rights holder Melissa Staines
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Occurrence remarks Sorry for the terrible photo. I saw this spotted wobbegong (~1.5m) in shallower water before it swam down deep.
Identification verification status needs_id


Dataset / Survey name iNaturalist observations  
Occurrence date 2023-09-17
Supplied date "2023-09-17T12:44:18+10:00"
Verbatim event date 2023-09-17 12:44:18
Date precision DAY
Event time 12:44:18+10:00


Scientific name Orectolobus maculatus
Identified to rank species
Common name Spotted Wobbegong
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Supplied as "Elasmobranchii"
Order Orectolobiformes
Family Orectolobidae
Genus Orectolobus
Species Orectolobus maculatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -27.164202
Supplied as: "-27.1642017957"
Longitude 153.368402
Supplied as: "153.3684020117"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 194.0
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Moreton Bay
    Directory of Important Wetlands Moreton Bay
    NRM Regions 2010 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 South East Queensland
    RAMSAR wetland regions Moreton Bay
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East Queensland
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) REDCLIFFE
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sea, estuaries (includes seagrass)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 19.916666 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %