Cetacean sightings off Turkey 2006-2011
SAD-DEMAG (Underwater Research Society - Marine Mammals Research Group)

Dataset credit

N/A

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Fethi Bengil SAD-DEMAG
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

Some sporadic observations from Turkish waters are recorded between 2006-2011.

Purpose

Contribution to the distribution of cetacean species in Turkish waters.

Supplemental information

The time was not recorded and replaced with 00:00:00.

References

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
oid
dataset_noDataset number
recorded_byThe provider name
data_noSequential number
dayDay of the sighting
monthMonth of the sighting
yearYear of observation
obs_dateObservation date
obs_timeAs time was not recorded, this is always 00:00:00.
locationLocation
sp_obsSpecies name
sp_tsnITIS Taxonomic Serial Number assigned by OBIS-SEAMAP
resightIndicate how many times the same animals were sighted in the day.
obs_countGroup size
lat_d
lat_m
lat_s
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
lon_d
lon_m
lon_s
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
geom
OBIS-SEAMAP ID839
Seabirds0
Marine mammals23
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total23
Date, Begin2006-06-12
Date, End2011-01-02
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude36.32 - 41.54
Longitude26.18 - 31.83
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughACCOBAMS
Registered2012-04-09
Updated2012-04-09
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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