GREC Tursiops sightings in the Mediterranean 1988-2010
Groupe de Recherche sur les Cétacés and Alexandre Gannier
Gannier, A. 2012. GREC Tursiops sightings in the Mediterranean 1988-2010. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/814) on yyyy-mm-dd.
Halpin, P.N., A.J. Read, E. Fujioka, B.D. Best, B. Donnelly, L.J. Hazen, C. Kot, K. Urian, E. LaBrecque, A. Dimatteo, J. Cleary, C. Good, L.B. Crowder, and K.D. Hyrenbach. 2009. OBIS-SEAMAP: The world data center for marine mammal, sea bird, and sea turtle distributions. Oceanography. 22(2):104-115.
Data were obtained during sailboat dedicated surveys.
Surveys were not focused on a specific cetacean species.
[2016-12-09] The Tursiops truncatus sighting on 7/9/1997 at 12:59:00 was removed from this dataset and added to the Cetacean sightings in the north western Mediterranean Sea by GREC – EPHE – EcoOcéan Institut, 1996-1997 dataset (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1426) by request from the provider (to clarify the ownership of the data).
[2016-09-22] The coordinates of the sighting 1999-07-09 11:30:00 were corrected.
Longitude 5.58267 => -5.58267
Other data fields (not included here) describe environmental behavioral and other items. Pictures were taken opportunistically, as well as acoustic recordings.
Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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
|Rays and sharks||0|
|Latitude||35.58 - 43.60|
|Longitude||-5.58 - 28.09|
|Coord. prec.||5 decimal digits|
|Data type||Animal sighting|
|Sharing policy||Permission required|
|Also availalbe from||None|
|See metadata in static HTML|
|See metadata in FGDC XML|
|See download history / statistics|