Happywhale - Humpback Whale in North Pacific Ocean
Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Happywhale. 2018. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in North Pacific Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1765) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Happywhale.com.

Abstract

Happywhale.com is a resource to help you know whales as individuals, and to benefit conservation science with rich data about individual whales.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Sightings and images were submitted to Happywhale by contributors. A portion of the Happywhale data were transferred to OBIS-SEAMAP upon the agreement between Happywhale and OBIS-SEAMAP.

There may be duplicate records among Happywhale datasets and other OBIS-SEAMAP datasets. The precision of date/time vary per record. Some records have date accuracy up to year only.

This dataset includes sightings and photos from the following 646 contributors in alphabetic order:

Aaron Peterson; Adam U; Adele Prandini; Alain Bidart; alakza; Alan Reitsch; Alayna Hawkins; Albert Esther; Alethea Leddy; Alexandra Vanderzee; Alexa Trauger; Alicia Krueger; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Allan Crandell; Allison Fuller; Allison Payne; Alvaro Jaramillo; Amanda Garcia; Amber Klimek; Amber Luvmour; Amy; Amy Fowler; Amy Pingree; Anay Tarnekar; Andrea Krieser; Andrew Lucas; Andrew Moore; Andy Scheffler; Angela Smith; Angela Szesciorka; Anne Conlon; Anne Gordon de Barrigon; Annick Pruett; Annie Douglas; Ann Pitts; Anthony Sheridan; Ashala Tylor; Austin; Barry Willis; Becky O'Neill; Benjamin; Bernardo Alps; Bert Forbes; Betina Loudermilk; Bill McComb; Bill Stewart; Blain Anderson; Bob Perry; bob schafer; Bonnie Gretz; Brad lidstone; Brandon Pease; Brandy Riggan; Brenda Rone; Brendon Bissonnette; Brian Congdon; Brian Emmett; Brian Gibbs; Brian Gisborne; Bridget H. Watts; Brittany Becklund; Brock; Brooke McKinley; Bryan Brubaker; bryan zeitler; Calvin Mann; Capt. Dave's Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari; Capt. Mark Kocina of Central Coast Sailing and Avila Beach Whale Watching; Capt Nicholas robbins; Cara Gallagher; Carla Mitroff; Carlos Aguilera; Carlos Navarro; Caroline; Carol Irwin; Carol Keiper; Carrie Newell; Cascadia Research Collective; Casey Clark; Cathy Maxwell; Channel Islands NMS Naturalist Corps; Charles Hood; Charlie Cooper; Chase Dekker; Chasen Davis; Chelsea Mayer; Chloe Young; CHP Golden Gate Division Air Operations; Chris Biertuempfel; Chris Brady; Chris Clarke; Chris Hamilton; Chris newsom; Chris Rado; Christian Schwarz; Christie Jeffers; Christine Gabriele; Christopher Gallello; Christopher Westby; Cindy Alley; Cindy Marple; Claire wood; Clark Snodgrass; Clément Joly; Clint Rivers; Clive Martin; Colin Garland; Courtney Taylor; Craig; Craig Hayslip; Cristin Kelly; Curt Finfrock; Cynthia; Dale Frink; Dana Bozich; Dana Friedman; Daniel Bianchetta; Daniel Cayton; Daniel Laggner; Danielle Dong; Dan Olsen; Dan Shapiro; Dave Anderson; Dave Barry; Dave Cade; Dave Ellifrit; Dave Grimshaw; Dave Hanna; Dave Huss; Dave Lott; David Beeninga; David Jensen; David Leftwich; Deana Glenz; Debbie; Debbie Sutton; Debbie Thompson; Deb Fitzgerald; Deborah Lucia; Deb Stewart; Dee Whitehurst; Dennis and Tina Carlson; Dennis Tayman; Denny Zwiefelhofer; Diana Robertson; dianbo guo; Diane Alps; Dina Boyer; Divya Mankikar; Domenic Biagini; Don Dolittle; Don Gillies; Don McLeish; Donna Peake; Donna Pomeroy; Doug Cheeseman; Doug Gould; Douglas Croft; Duncan Armour; East Meets West Excursions; Eden Zang; Edith Simonson; Ed Roseboom; Eduardo Lugo Cabrera; Ed Zimny; Elanor Miller; Elfyn Pugh; Elia Franchini; Elijah; Elizabeth Zwamborn; Elke Szelwis; Elske Rotshuizen; Emily Christensen; Emily Wagner; Emma; Emma Luck; Eric Angel Ramos; Eric Austin Yee; Erica Wolff; Eric Carr; Eric Keen; Eric Martin; Eric Wildt; Erik Combs; Erin Falcone; Erin Gless; Ernst Schneidereit; Ester Quintana-Rizzo; Eva Marley; Evelin Breuers; Everett Robinson; Evgeny Mamaev; Ferd Bergholz; Fernando Arcas; Fernando Romo; FIBB catalog; Frankie Grant; Frank Wurtzel; Fred Sharpe; Gabriella Crowley; Gabrille Lopez; Gail Koza; gary neumann; Gary Sutton; Gena Bentall; Genevieve; George R Torralba; Gerald W Kamprath; Gerard Troost; G Hannas; Gina Ruttle; Ginger Moore; Ginny; Gitesh Shah; Gitte McDonald; Gonzalo Solernou; Gordon Firestein; Gordon Gates; Grace Halliday; Gracie; Gregg Gentry; Greg Hostetter; Greg Schorr; Greg W. Lasley; Gretchen Steiger; Gudaloor Varadarajan; Hamid Arabzadeh; Hannah Smith; Harbor Breeze Cruises; Heather Heffernan; Heather MacIntyre; Hector Guzman; Heidi Pearson; Helen Ahern; Hella Martens; Holly Fearnbach; Holly Zavaleta; Howard Matis; Hugh Rose; Humpback Whale Sanctuary-MMHSRP; Humphrey Williams; isabella; Isidore Szczepaniak; IWC Pacific Ocean Whale and Ecosystem Research cruises; Jackie Woenker; Jack Springer; Jack Wherley; James Gresham; James Manzanares; James Maughn; James Maya; james moskito; James Whittaker; Jamie Knaub; Jan Booch; Janel Griffin; jane mayer; Jane Rudebusch; Jane Wembridge; Jason Thomas; Javorka; Jay Jaffee; JB; JD Geiger; Jean-Louis Delezenne; Jeff Hill; Jeff Jacobsen; Jeff Litton; Jeffrey MacQuarrie; Jeff vidal; jenifer gaitan; Jennifer Hicklin; Jennifer-Justine Kirsch; Jennifer Quan; Jennifer Starr; Jeremy; Jerry Shenk; Jessica Crowe; Jessica Roame; Jessica Schloemer; Jessie; Jessie Huggins; J Harles; Jill Hein; Jill Matyuch; Jim Cotton; Jim Cubbage; Jim Nahmens; Jim Scarff; Joanna Sokolowski; Joanne Bertuzzi; Joanne Jarzobski; Jodi Frediani; Jodi Koepke; Joe Evenson; Joe Galkowski; Joe Johnston; Joel Barrett; Joelle De Weerdt; John Calambokidis; John Chiovarou; John Ford; John K. Borys, Jr.; John Nickel; John Sims; JoLynn Alvarez; Jon Stern; JORGE URBAN; Joseph Evenson; Josh McInnes; Joshua Meza-Fidalgo; Josie K Byington; Judy Patterson Ayala; Julia Huddleson; Julian Clark; Julia O'Hern; Julie Krajewski; Justin Clarey; Justin Viezbicke; Kaitlin Magliano; Kaitlyn Page; Kalasara Del Viscovo; Kara Hall; Kate Cummings; Kate Spencer; Kate Thomas; Katherina Audley; Kathryn Miner; Kathy Francis; Kathy Nolet; Kátia Silva; Katie Dunbar; Katlyn Taylor; Kecia Duffy; Keith McMahan; Ken Balcomb; Ken-ichi Ueda; Kenneth; Ken Seddon; Ken Southerland; Kiera Ryon; Kiirsten Flynn; Kim Shelden; Kim Sheldon; Kira Corcoran; Kirstin Graves; KrisClifford; Kristina Trowbridge; Kristin Rasmussen; Kym Bausch; Laney Garcia; Larry Bradfish; Laura Jean Moreno; Laurie Hrdlicka; Laurie Myers; Leendert van Bochoven; Leif Nordman; Leigh Torres; Lei Lani Stelle; Leslie Griffin; Leslie Richter; Leslie Roskuski; Lily; Linda Gibson; Linda Topp; Linda Tuero Lindsley; Lindsay Curtis; Lindsay Jaeger; Lin McMullin; Linn Jackson; Lisa Culp; Lisa LaPointe; Lisa Taylor; Lisa Walker; Loriannah Hespe; Lori Beraha; Lori & Rich Rothstein; Lotti Keenan; Louis C; L Schallop; Lucia Conner; Lucita Chin; luis tadeo camacho ledesma; Lynn; Madelyn Figueroa; Madison Jacobs; Ma. Eugenia Rodríguez; Maggie Snelgrove; Magnolia; Makaya kaduce; Marc; Marcel Vinicius de Morais; Marcie Callewaert; marco; Marco Saborio; Marcus Bergström; Marc Webber; Margaret Alerding; Marian Herz; Marieke Knierim; Marilia Olio; Mari Muñoz; Marine Education and Research Society; Marine Life Studies; Marisel Gonzalez; Mark Aaron; Mark Andrew Cornish; MARK COX; Mark Edwin Ayre; Mark Girardeau; Mark Malleson; Mark OBrien; Marshall Porter; Martin Kemper; Matt Dixon; Matt Jackson; mattmittermayer@gmail.com; Matt Robson; Maureen Flannery; Mauricio; Meagan Jones; Megan Montes; Megan M Weber; Meghan Pearson; Mehul Shah; Melissa; Melissa Galieti; Meredith Pierce; Michael Alves; Michael Couffer; Michael H Smith; Michael Nelson; Michael Pierson; Michael White; Michele Finn; Michelle; Michelle Cherry; Mike Baird; mike bamshad; Mike Brink; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Nolan; mike romano; Mike Stallard; Miles King; Ming Ting; Miriam Gribin; Misty Harding; MMOBiDiC; Mona Wong; Monterey Bay Whale Watch; Morgane Lauf; Morgan Ramirez; Nancy Black; Nancy Hemmelgarn; Nathan; Nathaniel LaPointe; Nautilus Whale Watch; Neil McDermott; Nicene Porter-Shimotomai; Nick Murray; Nico Heyning; Nicole Pizzini; Nicole Sucre; Nicole Watson; Nico Ransome; Nina Kee; NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region; NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory; Norm Vargas; North Gulf Oceanic Society; Octavia Jolley; Olga Organvidez; Olga von Ziegesar; Olivier Blaud; OO; Pablo Piña; paloma; Pamela Sufi; Patricia VanOver Indictor; Patrick Minton; patrick sproul; Patrick Wieler; Patti; Patti Hoffman; Paula Krauter; Paul Allen; Paul Dixon; Paul Johnson; Paul Kanive; Paul Pudwell; Pavak Shah; Peggy Stap; Petra Glardon; Phil; Philip Stone; Pia Gronvaldt; Pieter Folkens; Rachel Bratlie; Raghavan Nair; Randy Marsh; Raven Sky; ray hinojosa; Regina Domingo Esgleas; Rene Devito; Renee Beitzel; Richard Hallick; Richard Jackson; Richard Ternullo; Ritsuko Fujimori; R.J. Adams; rjadams55; RJI; Rob Breakiron; Robert Andrew Ferguson; Robert Heywood; Robert Horne; Roberto GDLV; Robert Parsons; Robert Perry; Robert Warner; Robert Watkins; Robin Agarwal; Robin Lowe; rod day; Roger Bryenton; RON CHARBONNEAU; Ron LeValley; Roopali Gupta; Rosie Gordon Lennox; Ross Wopat; R. Spooner; Ryan Donnelly; Ryan Lawler; Samantha Yagoda; Sanctuary Cruises; Sandi zimmermann; Sandy Diep; Sandy Myers; Sarah Cook; Sarah Scrivano; Sarah Strukan; Sara Kerosky; Sara Shimazu; Scott Davies; Scott Rosman; Selena S. Rivera; Shane Gero; Shari Bookstaff; Sharlene mcneish; Sharon Wardale Trejo; Shaun Patrick; Shea Majbroda; Sheri Cohen; Sheri Vandrew; Sherrill Smith; Shoal Hollingsworth; Sierra Bertini; Sierra Goodman; Sigi Wiesner; Ski Laniewicz; slater t moore; S&N; Sonya Fraser; Sreekumar Jairaj; srih dore; Stephanie Go; Stephanie Newkirk; Stephen Huckvale; Steve Johnston; Steven Sheridan; Steve OToole; Steve Scordino; Steve Smith; Stu Davidson; Sunomen Rimel; Susana Ede Emilia De los Santos Reyes; Susan Kozdon; Susanne; Sven Reutter; Sylvia Borunda Firth; Tammera Badano; Tammy Orr; Tammy Starkey; Tammy Sue Harris; Tara Brown; Tasli Shaw; Taylor Feeley; Ted Cheeseman; Teng Keng Vang; Tera Killip; Teresa Blase; Teresa leyva; Terry L. Brown; Tess Chapman; Thais Arata; The Reese Family; Thomas Alcorn; Thomas Lyrholm; Thomas R. Kieckhefer; Thor Brisbin; Tiffany Poon; Tim Gannon; Tim Hammond; Tim Huntington; Timothy Lara - HPS; Tina Vermeulen; Todd Chandler; Tom Coates; Tomoko Mitsuya; Tomoko Shimotomai; Tom Williams; Tony Goring; Tony Thomas; Torbjörn Gudinge; Tori Bowe; Tori Thompson; Tory Johnson; T. Pieper; Tracie Sugo; Traci Walter; Tracy Desiderio; Tyania Diffin; UNAM; Valerie Cramer; Valerie shore; Valérie Stekke; Verena Gill; Vicki Beaver; Vicki Boardman; Vickie; Vincent Shay; Vivek Khanzode; VS; Warren Vinzant; Watt Alston; Wayne Gerth; Wendy Szaniszlo; Whale Quest; Whale Watch Cabo; Whale Watch Vallarta; Wildlife Pacific; Wild Side Specialty Tours; Will Dixon; William Keener; Yubarta Trips

References

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.

This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
typeAlways 'Event'
modifiedLast modified
languageLanguage. Always 'en'
institution_codeInstitution code. Always 'Happywhale'
basis_of_recordBasis of record. Always 'HumanObservation'
occurrence_idOccurrence ID assigned by Happywhale
catalog_numberCatalog number. A link to Happywhale
recorded_byPerson or organization who recorded the data
individual_countNumber of animal. Always 1
sexGender of the animal if known
preparationsMethod of data collection. Always 'photograph'
occurrence_remarksOccurrence remarks
organism_idOrganism/animal ID assigned by Happywhale
organism_nameOrganism/animal name by provider
organism_remarksOrganism remarks
event_idEvent ID assigned by Happywhale
event_dateDate the picture was taken
event_timeTime the picture was taken in local time zone
higher_geographyOcean the animal was seen
water_bodyDetails of ocean
localityLocation of ocean
verbatim_localityLocation of ocean described by the provider
decimal_latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimal_longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
geodetic_datumGeodetic datum. Always 'EPSG:4326 WGS84'
coordinate_precisionCoordinate precision
scientific_nameScientific name
taxon_rankTaxon rank
vernacular_nameCommon name
licenseLicense for picture
rights_holderRights holder
external_resourceLink to the picture (mid size)
external_resource_thumbLink to the picture (small size)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1765
Seabirds0
Marine mammals19,710
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total19,710
Date, Begin1987-08-20
Date, End2018-05-04
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude1.00 - 64.65
Longitude-172.78 - 170.60
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2018-06-13
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Also availalbe from iOBIS
GBIF
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics
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