Occurrence record: 206

of Carcharhinus melanopterus | blacktip reef shark recorded on 2015-04-10

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 206
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 3
Licence CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence remarks Night snorkeling with 3 other people. Do not have pictures this swim.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-04-10
Supplied date "Fri Apr 10 00:00:00 AEST 2015"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharhinus melanopterus
Taxon rank species
Common name blacktip reef shark
Supplied common name "Black Tip reef Shark"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species Carcharhinus melanopterus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Locality Marshall Islands
Latitude 9.1666667
Longitude 167.3333333
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 Excellent

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    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
    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
    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

    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Marshall Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.0 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 20.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.6899999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.3217 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.14 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.61 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.3 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.989998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.97999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 27.269999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.96 100 x degrees C