UNCW Marine Mammal Sightings 2002
University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Dataset credit

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact William McLellan University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Data entry Benjamin Best Duke University

Citation

Abstract

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Purpose

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Supplemental information

3/26/07: common name for Eubalaena glacialis is changed from historical black right whale to Northern right whale sighting.

References

McLellan, William. 2002. University of North Carolina at Wilmington marine mammal sightings for southeastern US, 2002.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
time
species_group
species_code
species_common
species_scientific
species_tsn
oid
OBIS-SEAMAP ID67
Seabirds0
Marine mammals384
Sea turtles451
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species7
Total842
Date, Begin2002-01-22
Date, End2002-03-19
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude31.70 - 37.00
Longitude-80.79 - -74.93
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 1487)
Traveled (km)20,912
Effort hours146
Registered2004-03-11
Updated2007-03-26
StatusPublished
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