Data about <i>Chiloscyllium arabicum</i>
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Glossary for Chiloscyllium arabicum
- anthropogenic habitat
- A habitat that is in or on an environmental feature or material derived from human activity.
- An area of water bordered by land on three sides.
- Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
- The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
- coastal water body
- Coastal water is a marine water body bordering a coast.
- conservation status
- coral reef
- Aragonite structures produced by living organisms, found in shallow, marine waters with little nutrients in the water.
- A deep fissure in snow or ice.
- A plane angle unit which is equal to 1/360 of a full rotation or 1.7453310^[-2] rad.
- A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- A category or description of the habitat in which the Event occurred.
- intertidal zone
- The area of the foreshore and seabed that is exposed to the air at low tide and submerged at high tide, i.e., the area between tide marks.
- A sheet of saline water separated from the open sea by sand or shingle banks. The sheet of water between an offshore reef, especially of coral and mainland. The sheet of water within a ring or horseshoe shaped atoll.
- Large river biome
- The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
- The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
- Meters. A length unit which is equal to the length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299 792 458 of a second.
- mangrove biome
- A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
- marine biome
- An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
- marine habitat
- A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
- A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
- national geopolitical entity
- A political association with effective dominion over a geographic area.
- near threatened
- A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
- Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
- oil spill
- The result of the unintentional release of liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment as a result of human activity.
- population trend
- A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
- A long and narrow upland with steep sides.
- Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
- That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
- The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
- water depth
- The depth of seawater at a location where this organism has been observed or collected.
- Land having a cover of trees, shrubs, or both.
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