Whale Watch Azores Bryde's whale 2004
Whale Watch Azores

Dataset credit

Whale Watch Azores

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Lisa Steiner Whale Watch Azores
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Seven Bryde's whales, Balaenoptera brydei, were seen several times by whale watching boats around Faial and Pico Islands, Azores. They were observed from the beginning of July until the end of August. A mother/calf pair was the most frequently observed.

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Supplemental information

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References

Steiner, L., M.A. Silva, J. Zereba and M.J. Leal. 2007. Bryde\'s whales, Balaenoptera edeni, observed in the Azores: A new species record for the region. JMBA2 Biodiversity Records. 6.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
obs_dateDate of the observation
obs_timeTime of the observation (local time zone)
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
speciesSpecies name recorded
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_countObserved count (best estimate)
calfExistance of calves
behaviourBehaviour
boatDescription of boat
water_tempWater temperature in celsius
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID432
Seabirds0
Marine mammals19
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial5
Non species0
Total24
Date, Begin2004-07-03
Date, End2004-08-30
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude38.35 - 38.64
Longitude-28.88 - -28.08
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Registered2008-08-20
Updated2013-08-13
StatusPublished
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