IPHC Opportunistic Albatross Obs 1998-2002
International Pacific Halibut Commission

Dataset credit

IPHC Annual halibut stock assessments

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Tracee Geernaert International Pacific Halibut Commission
Data entry Benjamin Best Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Summary of opportunistic short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) observations during IPHC stock assessment cruises in Oregon, Washington, Gulf of Alaska, Aleutians, and Bering Sea. These are continuing surveys.

Purpose

To provide information on the seasonal and interannual distribution of the highly-endangered Short-tailed albatross population off the West Coast of North America.

Supplemental information

N/A

References

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
yearYear of observation
monthMonth of observation
dayDay of observation
latitudeLatitude of sighting
longitudeLongitude of sighting
speciesSpecies observed
genderGender observed
ageAge observed
ageing_methodAging method
ageing_citationAging citation
documentationDocumentation
organizationOrganization
investigatorInvestigator
citationCitation
spatialres_decdegSpatial resolution
oidUnique ID (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID104
Seabirds141
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total141
Date, Begin1998-06-01
Date, End2002-08-21
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude51.18 - 59.80
Longitude170.65 - 229.68
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Registered2004-05-07
Updated2004-05-07
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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