CSIRO, Rachel Cruises, Shark Data, Arafura Sea, North Australia, 1984

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Australia

Contacts

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Primary contact CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre

Citation

CSIRO - Arafura Sea shark surveys (Rachel cruises 1984-1985)
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre. 2020. CSIRO, Rachel Cruises, Shark Data, Arafura Sea, North Australia, 1984. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152386) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/2cad5558-adfe-48b8-806f-318d2ae20517)

Abstract

Biological data collected on 12 Cruises of the chartered fishing vessel "Rachel" in the Arafura Sea between January 1984 and May1985. The dataset consists of length, sex, species identity data for sharks, mainly Carcharhinus tilstoni, Carcharhinus sorrah, Scomberomorus commerson and Thunnus tonggol, from gillnet and longline samples. This dataset was collected as part of the CSIRO Northern Pelagic Fish Stock Research Project.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

This dataset was downloaded from OBIS (https://obis.org/). The records for only marine mammals, seabirds, sea turtles and rays and sharks were extracted. Records with no longitude/latitude or no date (eventDate) were excluded.
OBIS dataset page:
https://obis.org/dataset/2cad5558-adfe-48b8-806f-318d2ae20517
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=csiro_arafura_1984_1985

References

CSIRO - Arafura Sea shark surveys (Rachel cruises 1984-1985)

Attributes

Overview

This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
All attributes are included in the downloadable file (CSV or ESRI File Geodatabase) for "Complete Set of Dataset".

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
idRecord ID
dataset_idDataset ID
scientificnameScientific name
vernacularnameVernacular name
aphiaidAphia ID
taxonranktaxononic rank
individualcountGroup size / individual count
eventdateEvent date (precision varies)
eventtimeEvent time
decimallatitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimallongitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
coordinateprecisionCoordinate precision
catalognumberCatalog number
collectioncodeCollection code
occurrencestatusOccurrence status
basisofrecordBasis of record (HumanObservation / MachineObservation)
modifiedDate/time the record was modified
node_idNode ID
occurrenceidOccurrence ID
occurrenceremarksOccurrence remarks
eventidEvent ID
institutioncodeInstitution code
lifestageLife stage
sexGender of the animal if known
speciesSpecies by provider
datasetidDataset ID by provider
countryCountry
localityLocation of ocean
waterbodyDetails of ocean
droppedFlag indicating the record was dropped (always false)
absenceFlag indicating the record represents the absence of the species (always false)
marineFlag indicating the record is for marine life (always true)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103152386
Seabirds0
Marine mammals1
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks134
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total135
Date, Begin1984-01-17
Date, End1985-05-30
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude-18.52 - -9.60
Longitude121.60 - 143.98
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2020-06-29
Updated2021-02-05
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also available in None
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