Data sets

Diver shark sightings in Chagos 1975-1996


Type
underwater
Subject
biological_organisms
Lifeform
shark_rays
Stress
Contact
Charles Sheppard
Contact email
Charles.Sheppard@warwick.ac.uk
Start year
1975
End year
1996
Resource lineage
Data tables extracted directly from publication by Elizabeth Widman
Data format
xlsx
Description
Summary of shark sightings by the four authors during dives on from 3 separate expeditions to Chagos between 1975 and 1996. The data indicate a decrease in shark abundance over time.**Table 1.** Summary of shark sightings by divers in the Chagos**Table 2.** Summary of Chagos shark sightings (numbers) by divers in 1996**Table 3.** Summary of Chagos shark sightings rates (shark/hour) by divers in 1996
Keywords
shark
Notes
Link
Local link
Latitude
0.00000000
Longitude
0.00000000
Status
OA
Clearance
0
Local link
Anderson et al. 1998.xlsx
Authors
Crosby R , Sheppard Charles , Spalding Mark , Anderson Charles .