Occurrence record: aims_bruvs:RAP14D_1_531

Human observation of Pastinachus recorded on 2006-10-29


Data resource Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Institution Supplied institution code "AIMS"
Catalogue number RAP14D_1_531
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "O"
License other
Occurrence status present
Collection Code aims_bruvs
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2006-10-29
Supplied date "2006-10-29 00:00:00"
Event time 12.4161


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 -18.9046592712402
Longitude 146.949142456055
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 28
Maximum depth in metres 28
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 20.0
Distance outside expert range 0.0
Verbatim depth 28.0
Supplied as 28
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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    Coordinates centre of country 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
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Reef
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) TOWNSVILLE

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0981
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.3947
    Endemism 0.02428111
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 10.407408 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.7037038 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 55902.812 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 24.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.025416 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -28.76555 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.06 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.3199997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 10.88 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.8405 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.85999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.65 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.5 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.51 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.369999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.689999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.993343 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.058199003 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.36223263 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 7.2083335 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -26.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.08704657 degrees