Cetacean observations in Avacha Gulf 2005-2009
Far East Russia Orca Project

Dataset credit

Far East Russia Orca Project

Russian Cetacean Habitat Project

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Olga Filatova Far East Russia Orca Project
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

This dataset includes opportunistic observations of cetaceans conducted during our work with killer whales. Observations were made visually from the 4 m long inflatable boat. Observed species include minke whale, fin whale, Baird’s beaked whale, gray whale, humpback whale and Dall’s porpoise.

Purpose

Opportunistic observations

Supplemental information

The original dataset did not include the second part of the time. Some records do not have time values.

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
oidUnique ID number (generated by SEAMAP)
obs_datedate of observation
obs_timetime of observation
speciesSpecies name recorded by provider
sp_tsnITIS taxonomic serial number. This field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
obs_countanimal count
OBIS-SEAMAP ID596
Seabirds0
Marine mammals53
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total53
Date, Begin2005-07-11
Date, End2009-08-01
Temporal prec.111110
Latitude52.35 - 52.94
Longitude158.48 - 159.01
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Registered2010-04-30
Updated2013-12-31
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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