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Occurrence record: 626

of Taeniura lymma | Reef Ray recorded on 2014-04-15

Dataset

Data resource SharkBase
Occurrence ID 626
Basis of record Not supplied
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY-NC-Int
Occurrence remarks Size = Wingspan
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2014-04-15
Supplied date "Tue Apr 15 00:00:00 AEST 2014"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Taeniura lymma
Taxon rank species
Common name Reef Ray
Supplied common name "Blue spotted Ribbontail ray"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Dasyatidae
Genus Taeniura
Species Taeniura lymma
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Locality Sodwana Bay, 7 Mile, Noeth Wall
Latitude -27.45192
Longitude 32.7121
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Indian Ocean
Coordinate precision Unknown
Verbatim depth 19.0
Supplied as 19 m

Additional properties

conditions -unknown-
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 -unknown-

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    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
    Depth out of range Passed
    Depth value non-numeric Passed
    Depth value supplied in feet 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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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine East African Marine
    Biodiversity
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 8.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Delagoa

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.06259781
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 6.3950615 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.3950617 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.58 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.2999997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.51 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.6994 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.81 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.25 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.359999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.0 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.59 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.0 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.3 100 x degrees C