Ganges river dolphin distributions in the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary, Bihar - 2008
Nachiket Kelkar, Wildlife Conservation Society - India Program

Dataset credit

Nachiket Kelkar, Wildlife Conservation Society - India Program

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Nachiket Kelkar Wildlife Conservation Society - India Program
Data entry Connie Kot Duke University

Citation

Kelkar, N. 2012. Ganges river dolphin distributions in the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary, Bihar - 2008 . Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/773) on yyyy-mm-dd.

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Supplemental information

Time was not available and filled with 0:00:00.

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Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
oidUnique ID (generated by SEAMAP)
obs_timeTime was not recorded and filled with "00:00:00"
sp_obsSpecies observed
sp_tsnSpecies ITIS TSN
obs_dateObserved date
transid
effort
latitudeObserved latitude of boat
longitudeObserved longitude of boat
dol_utmyExtrapolated northing of dolphin (UTM, Zone 45, Northern Hemisphere)
dol_utmxExtrapolated easting of dolphin (UTM, Zone 45, Northern Hemisphere)
obs_countCluster size
dolphinlatConverted dolphin latitude (decimal degrees)
dolphinlonConverted dolphin longitude (decimal degrees)
notesNotes for when time was not available and "00:00:00" was filled
OBIS-SEAMAP ID773
Seabirds0
Marine mammals127
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total127
Date, Begin2008-03-05
Date, End2008-03-07
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude25.26 - 25.33
Longitude86.74 - 87.23
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Registered2011-09-01
Updated2012-02-28
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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