Occurrence record: aims_bruvs:DEH_8_5_2033

Human observation of Pastinachus recorded on 2004-10-20


Data resource Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Institution Supplied institution code "AIMS"
Catalogue number DEH_8_5_2033
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "O"
License other
Occurrence status present
Collection Code aims_bruvs
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2004-10-20
Supplied date "2004-10-20 00:00:00"
Event time 14.8058


Scientific name Pastinachus
Supplied scientific name "Pastinachus sephen"
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Dasyatidae
Genus Pastinachus
Taxonomic issues Matched to excluded species
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Forssk��l, 1775)


Latitude -12.1321601867676
Longitude 123.18433380127
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 38
Maximum depth in metres 38
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 20.0
Distance outside expert range 0.0
Verbatim depth 38.0
Supplied as 38
Biome Marine

Additional properties

dataset name Australian Institute of Marine Science - Baited Remote Underwater Video Stations (BRUVS).
rights holder Australian Institute of Marine Science - Baited Remote Underwater Video Stations (BRUVS).

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ashmore Reef
    NRM Regions Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2014 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2015 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    IMCRA 4 Regions Timor Province
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.020182896
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2915
    Occurrence Density 1.0246913 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.6419753 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 275613.5 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 29.0 km
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.008705 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.61 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.4099998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.58 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.1757 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.033 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.31 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.279999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.03 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.95 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 9.999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0022 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.32 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.73 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.604435 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.049466424 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.24453662 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 185.20833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -59.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.626693 degrees