Bottlenose dolphins off Outer Banks 2007-2012
Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research
Taylor, J. 2015. Bottlenose dolphins off Outer Banks 2007-2012. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/837) 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 collected through a combination of dedicated and opportunistic effort by the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research. Survey coverage includes sound waters adjacent to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
The purpose of this study is to examine the seasonal movement patterns of bottlenose dolphins in the sounds surrounding the Outer Banks, North Carolina using photo-identification.
[2015-01-23] the data in 2013 were added on 2015-01-23.
[UPDATE] the data in 2010 through 2012 were added on 2013-02-20.
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||35.73 - 36.09|
|Longitude||-75.76 - -75.53|
|Coord. prec.||5 decimal digits|
|Data type||Animal sighting|
|Sharing policy||CC-BY-NC (Minimum)|
|Also availalbe from||iOBIS|
|See metadata in static HTML|
|See metadata in FGDC XML|
|See download history / statistics|