Occurrence record: JCU_GBR_Shark_Nursury:BG.1252.13A.1-574

HumanObservation of Carcharhinus amboinensis | Java Shark recorded on 2013-03-26


Data partner Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Data resource Central Great Barrier Reef shark nursery area survey (NERP TE 6.2, JCU), Australia (2011-2014)
Institution code Supplied institution code "JCU"
Collection code Supplied collection code "JCU_GBR_Shark_Nursury"
Catalog number BG.1252.13A.1-574
Occurrence ID BG.1252.13A.1-574
Basis of record Human observation
Sex male
Life stage Immature
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Field number Shot:BG.1252.13A.1
Organism quantity type individuals
Occurrence status present
Organism quantity 1
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number Shot:BG.1252.13A.1
Record date 2013-03-26
Date precision Day


Scientific name Carcharhinus amboinensis
Taxon rank species
Common name Java Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Supplied as "Elasmobranchii"
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus amboinensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name ID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217340


Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Latitude -19.35755
Longitude 147.08638
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 4.7
Maximum depth in meters 4.7
Coordinate precision 100
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100
Footprint well known text POINT (147.08638 -19.35755)
Biome Marine

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Burdekin - Townsville Coastal Aggregation
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions 2010 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2014 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2015 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Burdekin
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Burdekin
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Lucinda-Mackay Coast
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TOWNSVILLE CITY
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURDEKIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BURDEKIN
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Other grasslands,herblands, sedgelands and rushlands
    Vegetation types - present Other grasslands, herblands, sedgelands and rushlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 1.0 $/ha
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.276
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7598
    Endemism 0.009026034
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01040418
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 3345.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.136624 index
    Species Richness 404.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.38149557
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.3299125
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0443632
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 213.96938 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 269.8475 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 151.41417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.34 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.14416666 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.31083333 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.61896 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.98632 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.843796 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 84.518265 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.748333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.31744692
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.290914 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.621897 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 12.619817
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.1250806
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 11.385637
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 275.16 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -129.45111 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -240.835 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 68.25917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.305 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 19.655695 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 14.625 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.726181 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.26993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.011658 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 15.711667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 25.530834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0899963 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.9049988 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.819183 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.456245 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.2083435 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.9691467 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.723335 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 25.323334 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1067.4 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 58.4 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 49.2 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 94.8 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 627.6 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 650.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -67.52872 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -182.75925 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 16.140001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 18.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.220001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 20.42 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.62 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.18 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.359999 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.36 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.18 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.022
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.98 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.88 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 351.71222 km/day
    Wind run - month max 389.98776 km/day
    Wind run - month min 302.98053 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.6867456 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.928545 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.093898 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.260729 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.9270673 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.260729 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.177559 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.2438984 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.2438984 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.022360679 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.022360679 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4530.6934 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.214275 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -4.9108424 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.16 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.2 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 13.08 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 8.1177 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.047000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.9 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.41 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.42999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0026 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0022 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.369999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.563452 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.19296609 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.8676677 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.38167438
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0443632
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 136.51196 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 53.432022 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.2858288 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.08658327 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 34.350693
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 3.9926882
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 425.2956 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4360714 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 56.80431 kgC/ha
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 12.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 5.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 270.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.55
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.294
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.05
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.12
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 65.8
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.806
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 4865.956 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 48.09963 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 78.74937 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.8777473
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 14.50257 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 852.9016 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 8.85808 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.91999996 m
    Soil pedality 1.8777473
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.8
    Topographic wetness index 3.863836
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 127.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.60936 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 69.291664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 1.434462
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10354391 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.838364 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3813923 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.589016
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0192 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0355 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 95.588234 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 80.05882 Day