Shark sighting 2006

This point vector layer/data shows sighting location for various sharks species in the WIO . The layer also contains additional attributes on depth at which the sharks were observed as well as the water temperature and nitrates concentration at specific points. The data is owned by iziko South African Museum - Shark Collection research.

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Vector Data
shark sighting
flora and/or fauna in natural environment. Examples: wildlife, vegetation, biological sciences, ecology, wilderness, sealife, wetlands, habitat
Africa , East Africa , Comoros , Kenya , Madagascar , Mauritius , Mayotte , Mozambique , Reunion , Seychelles , Somalia , United Republic of Tanzania , Southern Africa , South Africa
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Spatial Representation Type
vector data is used to represent geographic data
Attribute Name Label Description Range Average Median Standard Deviation
valid_id NA 528278.29 503614.00 104610.17
id NA
sname NA
sauthor NA
tname NA
tauthor NA
resource_i NA 139.00 139.00 0.00
resname NA
datecollec NA
longitude NA 39.23 36.85 4.75
lifestage NA
basisofrec NA
datelastca NA
dateprecis NA
datelastmo NA
depth NA 162.04 0.00 304.38
depthpreci NA 65.08 0.00 152.17
temperatur NA 0.53 0.00 2.76
salinity NA 1.93 0.00 7.97
nitrate NA 1.44 0.00 6.63
oxygen NA 0.18 0.00 0.78
phosphate NA 0.10 0.00 0.47
silicate NA 2.78 0.00 13.54
latitude NA -19.33 -22.00 5.37

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    Project Partners: IRD (REUNION ISLAND), CORDIO (KENYA), Eduardo Mondlane University (MOZAMBIQUE), IHSM (MADAGASCAR), Ulanga Ngazidja (COMORES), University of Dar es Salaam (TANZANIA)