Whale catches in the Southern Ocean
Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Dataset credit

iOBIS and Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ben Raymond

Citation

Abstract

Season whale catch records for austral summers from 1931/32 to 1979/80. Data has been aggregated into one degree cells centered on the reported position.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2005-03-09. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 7122) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Contact Dave Watts for details on citation details.
Data on iOBIS. . http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=22. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://aadc-maps.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/. obtained on.

Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downlodable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission unless otherwise noted below.

The attributes of this dataset are compatible with the OBIS Schema, then reformatted to the OBIS-SEAMAP schema. If you would like to get the data in the OBIS Schema, please visit iOBIS Portal.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
latitude
longitude
depth
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103150022
Seabirds0
Marine mammals7,122
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total7,122
Date, Begin1932-01-01
Date, End1980-01-01
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-67.50 - -57.50
Longitude54.50 - 105.50
Coord. prec.1 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics
1