of Heterodontus quoyi | Galapagos Bullhead Shark recorded on 2013-08-26


Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 116
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 6
License other
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2013-08-26
Supplied date "Mon Aug 26 00:00:00 AEST 2013"


Scientific name Heterodontus quoyi
Taxon rank [rank not known]
Common name Galapagos Bullhead Shark
Taxonomic issues Matched to homonym
Name match metric No match
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Locality Fernandina Island Galapagos National Park
Latitude -0.274167
Longitude -91.627222
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific 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 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Homonym issues with supplied name Failed
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    First of the month Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Invalid scientific name 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
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Gal��pagos Marine
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild treeless and barren lands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 87
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Galapagos Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 3.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.25 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 14.16 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.2249 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 18.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.022000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.11 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.54 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.369999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.07 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.98999995 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0037 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0058999998 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.439999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.25 100 x degrees C
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