Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin observations in the Clarence River 2003-2006
Christine Fury, Southern Cross University

Dataset credit

Christine Fury, Southern Cross University

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Christine Fury Southern Cross University
Data entry Connie Kot Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) were observed year-round during a 3-year study in the Clarence River estuary (CR) and Richmond River estuary (RR) in northern New South Wales, Australia. These sightings are from the Clarence River estuary.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

For sightings in the Richmond River, please refer to the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin observations in the Richmond River 2003-2006 dataset.
Time was not available and records were filled with "00:00:00."

References

Fury, C.A. and P.L. Harrison. 2008. Abundance, site fidelity and range patterns of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in two Australian subtropical estuaries. Marine and Freshwater Research. 59(11):1015-1027.
Fury, C.A. and P.L. Harrison. 2011. Impact of flood events on dolphin occupancy patterns. Marine Mammal Science. 27(3):E185-E205.
Fury, C.A. and P.L. Harrison. 2011. Seasonal variation and tidal influences on estuarine use by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 93(4):389-395.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
oidUnique ID (generated by SEAMAP)
obs_dateObserved date
latitudeObserved latitude
longitudeObserved longitude
seasSeason of observation
monthMonth of observation
yearYear of observation
obs_countObserved count
sp_obsObserved species
sp_tsnObserved ITIS TSN
obs_timeObserved time (not available and filled with 00:00:00)
notesTime was not available and filled with 00:00:00
OBIS-SEAMAP ID771
Seabirds0
Marine mammals142
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total142
Date, Begin2003-10-14
Date, End2006-08-23
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude-29.47 - -29.37
Longitude153.24 - 153.37
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Registered2011-08-09
Updated2011-08-10
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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