Occurrence record: 364

of Carcharias taurus | grey nurse shark recorded on 2010-11-20

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 364
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 5
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2010-11-20
Supplied date "Sat Nov 20 00:00:00 AEDT 2010"
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

Country Australia
State / Province New South Wales
Locality Shark Gutters
Latitude -32.6183394028949
Longitude 152.335384054614
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Pacific 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 Fair

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    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
    Invalid collection date Passed
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    First of the month Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
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    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
    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 South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Port Stephens - Great Lakes
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Port Stephens - Great Lakes
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Port Stephens - Great Lakes
    NRM Regions Hunter-Central Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2015 Hunter
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Manning Shelf
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7778
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.5453
    Endemism 0.057674937
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01602911
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 39.901234 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.1276178 index
    Species Richness 7.271605 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2825.3044 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.206989 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.3599997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.74 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.5298 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.045 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.18 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.38 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.35999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.003 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 17.64 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.0 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.171953 Degrees C
    Substrate
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 128.04167 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -6.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.1957964 degrees
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2321 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6487 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 143.08 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 160.36 Day