Occurrence record: ARGOS:ARGOS-2349-0140

of Mirounga leonina leonina | South Atlantic Elephant-seal recorded on 1992-05-25


Data resource Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Institution Supplied institution code "AADC"
Catalogue number ARGOS-2349-0140
Basis of record Not supplied
Individual count 1
License other
Occurrence status present
Collection Code ARGOS
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 1992-05-25
Supplied date "1992-05-25 00:00:00"


Scientific name Mirounga leonina leonina
Supplied scientific name "Mirounga leonina"
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name South Atlantic Elephant-seal
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Phocidae
Genus Mirounga
Species Mirounga leonina
Taxonomic issues Parent concept is synonym of child
Name match metric Taxon GUID match
The match was based on the supplied taxon concept ID rather than the scientific name.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Linnaeus, 1758)


Locality Spit Bay
Latitude -53.1349983215332
Longitude 73.7259979248047
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 0
Maximum depth in metres 0
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 5000.0
Distance outside expert range 0.0
Verbatim depth 0.0
Supplied as 0
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

dataset name ARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals
rights holder ARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Habitat incorrect for species Failed
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    First of the month Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Depth out of range Passed
    Depth value non-numeric Passed
    Depth value supplied in feet Passed
    Min and max depth reversed Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not valid Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not specified 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
    Possible duplicate record Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD) marine 2010 Heard Island and McDonald Islands
    NRM Regions Heard and McDonald Islands
    NRM Regions 2014 Heard and McDonald Islands
    NRM Regions 2015 Heard and McDonald Islands
    IBRA 7 Regions Subantarctic Islands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Heard and McDonald Islands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 58
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Heard and Macdonald Islands
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.049267903
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 55.296295 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.281508 index
    Species Richness 0.49382716 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.79 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.4025 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.9 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.043 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.84999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.989998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 33.89 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 1.49 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.82 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.53 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0018999999 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0023999999 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 0.64 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 2.4299998 100 x degrees C