Occurrence record: a9cf2470-0e47-492a-bd9f-07e7aed27678

Human observation of Lagenorhynchus obscurus (J.E. Gray, 1828) | Dusky Dolphin recorded on 2021-07-29


Data partner Questagame
Data resource Earth Guardians Weekly Feed
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Identified by octonaughts (Low) | David (Master) | palind (Low) | MissRapson (Low)
Collector Hagrid | questagame.com
Record number questagame-451024
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Occurrence remarks Pod of approx 100
Identification verification status Challenge ID?


Occurrence date 2021-07-29
Supplied date "2021-07-29T19:00:00+1000"
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Supplied scientific name "Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray 1828)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Dusky Dolphin
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Delphinidae
Genus Lagenorhynchus
Species Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Scientific name ID 5220077
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship (J.E. Gray, 1828)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country New Zealand
Latitude -42.5
Supplied as: "-42.5"
Longitude 173.6
Supplied as: "173.6"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code NZ

Additional properties

category Mammals

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine New Zealand Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central New Zealand
    NZ Land Provinces Canterbury Region
    NZ Land Registration Districts Marlborough
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.054253194
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 427.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.1894546 index
    Species Richness 250.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 974955.44 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 6.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.58 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.9933996 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 4.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.279 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.71999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.89 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 12.44 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.46 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.7 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.019399999 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0084999995 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 8.679999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 16.26 100 x degrees C