Occurrence record: 361

of Aetobatus ocellatus | white-spotted eagle ray recorded on 2006-03-17

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 361
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 500
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2006-03-17
Supplied date "Fri Mar 17 00:00:00 AEDT 2006"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Aetobatus ocellatus
Taxon rank species
Common name white-spotted eagle ray
Supplied common name "Ocellated eagle ray"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Myliobatidae
Genus Aetobatus
Species Aetobatus ocellatus
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 New South Wales
Locality South West Rocks
Latitude -30.9393431126737
Longitude 153.099662890917
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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

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    Data quality tests

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    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
    Invalid collection date Passed
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    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 South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Manning Shelf
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7249
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.1042
    Endemism 0.009471169
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0068863505
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 50.617283 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.249966 index
    Species Richness 8.320988 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3802.0852 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.00345 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.49 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.95 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9499 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 21.76 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.29 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.17 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.66 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.90569 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.078767285 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.65173745 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 239.79167 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7750106 degrees
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0029 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8461 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 129.47058 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 116.84 Day