Occurrence record: 15

of Carcharias taurus | grey nurse shark recorded on 2012-06-02

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 15
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2012-06-02
Supplied date "Sat Jun 02 00:00:00 AEST 2012"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carcharias taurus
Taxon rank species
Common name grey nurse shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Lamniformes
Family Odontaspididae
Genus Carcharias
Species Carcharias taurus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Latitude -22.841355
Longitude 113.642091
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Indian 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 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
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Ningaloo (Commonwealth Waters)
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ningaloo
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    Marine
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Ningaloo Marine Park
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 9.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Ningaloo
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0994
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.060300913
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.11232551
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.13580246 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.037037037 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 14078.959 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 13.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.00213 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.25 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.6908998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.024 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.62 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.32 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.02 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.78 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0014 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -9.999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.13 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 26.789999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.57015 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.087960176 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7112013 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 32.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -68.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.104665615 degrees