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 CC-BY-NC-Int
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 wellformed


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

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    Homonym issues with supplied name Failed
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    First of the month 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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