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Occurrence record: 375

of Triaenodon obesus | Whitetip Shark recorded on 2014-11-18

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 375
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 6
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2014-11-18
Supplied date "Tue Nov 18 00:00:00 AEDT 2014"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

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

Geospatial

Locality Sandra's
Latitude -16.4247434355031
Longitude 145.987651706298
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 Excellent

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    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    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

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Reef
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1615
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.8373
    Endemism 0.010873617
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 3.0493827 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.086419754 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 44026.16 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 51.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.070758 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -35.006695 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.78999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.27 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.2799997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.3453 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.22999999 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.48 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.69 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.96999997 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.15 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.42 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.58054 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.049784567 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.2692283 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 59.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -31.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.27211976 degrees