Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Southern Ocean
Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

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

Citation

Happywhale. 2020. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Southern Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1767) 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 667 contributors in alphabetic order:

Abby Long; Abhishek Gurung; Ab Steenvoorden; Adam Korczowski; Adrian Boyle; agnessamuel; Agustin Ullmann; ajay berdia; Alain Bidart; Alain Desbrosse; ALAN CAMERON; Alan Edgar; Alan Johanson; Alan Jones; Alan Lillich; alan Stevens; Alan Tottle; Alec; Alex; Alexander Romanovskiy; Alexander Unmack; Alex Borowicz; Alex Cowan; Alex Forman; Alex Williams; Alfredo Carrasco Valdivieso; Alicia Kalmanovitch; Alicia PLA LAFARGUE; Alisa Kiva; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Alison Howlett; Allison Cusick; Allison Lee; Allison Proano; Anastasia Ezhova; Andrew Thompson; Andy Day; Andy Rose; Angela Devaney; Anna Bulleid; anna maria gibellini; Anna McGinley; Anna Pillich; Anne Morden; Annette Bombosch; Annie Ford; AnninaS; Anthony Benedetto; Anthony Pearce; Anthony Rominske; April Ryan; Arjen Drost; Arlene Ripley; Arno; Ashley Hamilton; Avner Chen; barry; Barry Frost; Barry Johnson; barry kennedy; Barry Kettlety; Barry Miller; Ben Franklin; Benida Solow; benjamin; Ben Osborne; Ben Wallis; Berend-Jan Bel; Bernadette; Bernardo Alps; Betty Berry; Bill Eggbeer; B M JAY; Bob; Bob Burger; Bob Lough; Bonnie Gretz; bonnie sachs; Boo Borsberry-Woods; Boudewijn aan de Stegge; Brandon Hagg; Brian Dolan; Brigit Rooney; Bryan McDonald; Bryan Thorne; Byron Elvin Berger; Callie; Calvin Cheng; Cam Allen; Camilo Rada; Candelaria Reymundo Santos; Candice; Carina Gsottbauer; Carla Gilbert; Carlos Martins; Carlos Olavarria; Carol Aten; Caroline Egan; Carol Irwin; Carol Petersen; Carolyn Dankowski; Carolyn Peterson; Carolyns79; Cassidy O'Bryant; Catherine Birt; Cathy; Cathy Tugmon; Catriona Franck; Charmaine Gallego; Chen Shao Hua; Cheryl Evans; Cheryl Foster; Cheryl Stewart; Chris Croxson; Chris Sumrow; Christian Engelke; Christian Wegener; Christine Mason; Christine Webb; Christophe Duc; Christopher Evans; Christopher Gegenheimer; Chris Van Winkle; Chuck Gavaletz; chung lee; Chun Yang; Cindy Marple; Claire Garrigue; Clark Snodgrass; Claude Joiris; Clemens Vanderwerf; Clément Therace; Colby Brokvist; Conor Ryan; Cooper Faust; Cory Shaddox; Craig Kent; Curtis Jones; Cyril VATHELET; Daniela Abras; Dan Linehan; Daren Burney; Darrel DeLong; Darrin Allen; Darryl Radstake; Dave B Smith; Dave Katz; Dave P; Dave Parsons; David Blaen; David Detmer; David Duran; David Gamba; David German; David Gibbs; David Hartman; David Hinchliffe; David Kassel; Dawn Gurtner; Dean Gushee; Dennis Rogers; Derek Oyen; Dick Brown; Dmitrii Kiselev; Dominic Sasse; Don; Doug Cheeseman; Doug Clark; Doug Gould; Doug Mahugh; Doug Murray; Doug Nowacek; Dr. Linda Stogner; Dr. med Hartmut Bombosch; Duane Schaaf; Duncan Armour; Duncan Jones; eddy thys; Edith Simonson; Edward Rooks; EJs Encounters; Eleuthera du Breuil; Elfyn Pugh; Elie Vannier; Elisa Rodríguez Giglio; Elizabeth Bradfield; Elizabeth Spear; Eli Zaharieva; elizaveta; Ella Potts; Ellen du Pont; Ellen Meyer; elsa; Emma Rose; Eric Carr; Eric Chen; Eric Schweizer; Erik Enock; Erin Gless; Erin Mullen; Ernie Bonacum; Eva Maria Jung; Eva Pekarova; Fabrice Schmitt; Fangge Lin; Fanny Adomat; Flip Nicklin; Frank Adriaensen; Frank Dankers; Frank Fish; Frank Jacobs; Frank J. Vigil; Friedlaender BTBEL; Gabi Gomez; Gabriela Kern; Gail Addis; Gary Batcheller; Gary Liddle; Gary Marsh; Gary Rose; Gavin Stark; Gene Berry; Genna Roland; Genny May; Georgina; Georgina Palmer; Gerald Friesen; Geraldine; Gilbert Baltzinger; Gill Wilson; GLORIA GONZALEZ; Grace Best-Devereux; Grazyna Lasek; Greg Boreham; Greg Greet; Greg W. Lasley; Guilhem; Hai Nguyen; Haley Saxe; Hamish Laird; Hannah; Hannah Brightley; Hannah Lawson; Hanna Michel; Hanne Schmidt; Hans Verdaat; Hayley Crowden; Hayley Newell; Heather; Heidi Eckard; Heidi Krajewsky; Heike Dietzmann; Heiko Egenolf; Helen Ahern; Helen Moore; Hella Martens; Henning; Hilary Barton; Holly Flynn; Hondius; Horst Klotz; Hugh Rose; HUMPBACK WHALE INSTITUTE - BRAZIL; Iain Carson; Ian Livey; Ian Parsons; Ian Prain; Ian Routley; Ian Smith; Ina Condrea; Isan Skarbinski; James F C Hyde IV; James McCormack; James Moore; James Procida; James William Lynn; Jamie; Janice Leggett; Janina; Jan-Peter Onstwedder; Jared Towers; Javier Cotin; Jay Banbrooke; Jayne Ryan; Jaz Hsu; Jean; Jean Michel Besancon; Jeff; Jeff Higgott; Jeff Litton; Jeff Mirkin; Jeff Nagel; Jeff Reynolds; Jennifer; Jenny Grayson; Jenny Starick; jerry; Jessica Daly; Jill Pickett; Jim Donlon; Jimmy Yu; Jim Wilson; jlddt; Joanna Lim; Jochen Ricker; Jodi Frediani; Jody Elliott; Joe Kaplan; Joel Moore; Joerg Schanko; Joe Warren; Joffrey Dambour; John Adkins; John Barry; John Carlson; John Chardine; John Comisky; John Cuthbert; John Fennell; John J King II; John Manion; John Mastandona; John mccabe; Johnny Giese; John Pavelka; John Roberts-Harry; John Rogers; Jonathan Ireland; Jonathan Irish; Jonny Milward; Jorge Acevedo; joselyn fenstermacher; Joseph Anderson; Joseph Helseth; Joyce Guojun Ma; J. R. Patee; Judith Schaeffer; Julia Brown; Juliana Tay; Julianne; Julie Albright; Julie Chadwick; Julie Daltrey; Julie Nicholls; Juliette Hennequin; Julio Santos; June Davidson; Kalasara Del Viscovo; Karen Romano Young; Karina; Karin Raemdonck; Kate Cummings; Kate Spencer; Katharina Kreissig; Kathy D'Arnay; Katie Crafts; Katie Little; Katzenpfoten; Kayvon; Kelly Cure; Kelly Perlewitz; Kelly Shaffer; Kendra Chittenden; Kenneth Hart; Kenneth Keller; Ken Wright; Kevin Closs; Kevin Morgan; Kim Chater; Kirsten Thompson; Kitty Swanson; Krista Rossow; Kristina Kalb; Kristin Davis; Kristy; Kurtis Randall; Kurt Liewer; Lancy Cheng; Larry Brilliant; Larry Dicus; Larry Worter; Lars Maltha Rasmussen; Laura Avakian; Laura Cowburn; Laura Jourdan; Laura K.O. Smith; Laurence Fischer; Lauren Farmer; Leandro Herrainz; Lee Nackman; Lei; Leoni South; Libby Levison; Lida pimper; Li Jia; Linda Hoe; linda lesslie; Linda Roolker; Lisa Korklan; Lisa Macmillan; Lisa Roudabush; LIUBAI; L Nichols; Loran Wlodarski; Lottie van Kempen; Lou Newman; Luciano Dalla Rosa; Luis Ku; Lu, Thomas; Lyn Emerich; Madoc Troup; Maggie MacPherson; Malcolm Barents; Marcelo Flores; Marci Koltonuk; Marco Zatti; Marcus Bergström; Margaret Manson; Maria Kooiman; Marian Herz; Mariela Cornejo; Marie-Paul; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marilia Olio; Marilou Delignieres; Marit; Marji Puotinen; Mark; Mark Crowe; Mark Doing; Mark Langston; Markus Burger; Markus Tamm; MARK W GREENE, MD; Marley Watkins; Martina; Martina Watson; Martin Meier; Martin Pögelt; Mary Gavila; Mary Van Zalingen; Matt Heffner; Matthew; Matthew Chadwick; Maurice van de Maele; Maxcai; Megan Hall; Megan McOsker; Meg Hall; Melanie Glaubitz; Melissa; Menno; Michael Govan; Michael Jackson; Michael Lewis; Michael Peer; Michael Quinn; Michael Wade; Michael Whitwell; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Khusid; Mike Lowry; Mike Morelock; Mike Nolan; Mikko Heikkila; Mindy and Paul Blaski; Ming Him Li; Mitzi; Mocca83; Monika Cienkowska; Monika Kloudova; Morten Hollænder Beeck; MOSTAJO Geoffroy; MV Gondwana; Nadine; Nadine Habib; nancy goforth; Natalie Gillis; Nathan Small; Nicholas Hoskins; Nicola Silver; Nicole Janinhoff; Nicole Rosen; Nie Xiaomeng; Nigel Watson; Nikki; Nolwenn & Pauline; Oana Claudia Gasit; Olivier Blaud; Olivier Dochy; Omri Berkovich; Pablo Fernicola; Pamela Le Noury; Pamela Reynolds; Pat Antliff; Patrick Dowd; Patrick Sysiong; Paul Curtis; Paul Parsons; Paul Turner; Per A. Nilsen; perennec thierry; Per Nikolaj Bukh; Pete; Pete Peterson; Peter Amster; Peter Clement; Peter de Rouw; Peter Gaertner; Peter Kelvin; Peter Nelson; Peter Strachan; Petra Glardon; Philip; Philippe Jeanty; Philip Stone; Phillip Hunter; Phillip Terry; Phil Palmer; Pierre Bendayan; Pim Wolf; Pippa Low; Plancius; Polar Latitudes Citizen Scientists; Pradeep Kumar Agrawal; Qi Su; Ramon Lucas; Ranald Hollan; R. A. Reese; Raul Nelson; Ray Wells; Rebecca Erdelyi; Rebecca Rawalt; Rémi Bigonneau; Richard Gamertsfelder; Richard Jones; Richard Renn; Richard Schifreen; Richard White; Rich Hudnut Jr; Rich Macdonald; Rick And Peggy Pittaro; Rita Kluge; Rob Cottom; Robert A. Boas; Robert Carlin; Robert Dunn; Robert Matthews; Robert Miller; Robert Parker; Robert Pitman; Robert Rosenstein; Rob Williams; Robyn Woodward; Rohan Sharma; RoNic; Rosalie Greer; ROTA Danielle; Roy Booth; Russell Welch; Sacha Viquerat; Sally Mizroch; Samantha Derasse; Sam Gulino; Sam Murr; Sandeep Gandhi MD; Sandra McMahon; Sarah; Sarah Kather; Sarah Keenan; Sarah Widman; Sarah Wrightson; Sara Tkaczyk; Sean Todd; Sebastian Matias Lescano; Sebastian Schehlmann; Seth Gadinsky; sgan-cohen noam; Sharon Studley; Shaun Kerigan; sherrie weiss; Shirley Ritsch; Shun Cheung; Sid Ali; Sidney Wolff; sikko de Graaf; Silke Meyer-Arndt; Simon Tonge; Simon van D; Siyu Liu; Sonia Pazos de Diego; Sophie Ballagh; sstein; Staffan Vedin; Stephanie Newkirk; Stephen Anstee; Stephenie Ezzy; Stephen Oppenheim; Steve Geelhoed; Steve Hample; Steve Kent; Steve Maclean; Steven Seelig; Sue Ballenski; Sue Forbes; Sue Taylor; Susan Adie; Susan M Lacy; Suzie Hanlan; Syd Yates; Sylvie Rondeau; taggart; Tea Tibilovi; Ted Cheeseman; Ted Creek; Teresa Blase; Teresa Sarmina; Terry Godfrey; tex texin; Therese Horntrich; Thijs van den Berg; Thomas Curfs; Thomas De Marco MD; Thomas Hermann; Thomas Schaub; Thomas Vogelsang; Tim Huntington; Tobias Brehm; Tobias Gelston; Tom Hudson; Tom Mountford; Tom Smith; Tracey Radmall; Tracy Davis; Travis Wadeley; Trevor Cutler; Uli-Erfurth; Umesh Madan; Umit Cukurel; Urvish Panchal; Vahe Guzelimian; Valerian Jone; Valerie Bronckers; Venkat Ramnath; Vicki Beaver; Vicky Moens; Victoria Stokes; Vikas Majithia; Vincent von Kaenel; Vivekanandan Kannan; Vivek Khanzode; Volker Schwalm; Walter Smith; Warren Capps; Wayne Brown; William Keifrider; Wuquan Cui; Xihe Xie; Xuewen Li; ykglct; Ylva Grams; Yolonda Washington; Yuan; YuanQ; yuki cripps; Yuri Choufour; Zhuning Zhang

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 ID1767
Seabirds0
Marine mammals4,938
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total4,938
Date, Begin1986-02-01
Date, End2020-02-24
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-75.00 - -60.04
Longitude-108.00 - 170.00
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2020-09-23
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Also available from iOBIS
GBIF (planned)
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics
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