Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters

Stefen Gerriets, Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Secretariat

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Stefen Gerriets Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre
Secondary contact OBIS Secretariat Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
Secondary contact Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre N/A
Secondary contact Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans Bedford Institute of Oceanography (DFO-BIO) N/A

Citation

Lautenschlager, R.A., Bredin, K. 2004. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Digital Collections. OBIS Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Version 1, Digital, retrieved from http://iobis.org/.
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)

Abstract

The Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre (ACCDC) collects data on rare species and natural communities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Labrador and in adjacent marine waters. This dataset represents occurrence records for rare species of: a) marine birds b) anadromous fish c) rare marine mammals for coasts and rivers in these five terrestrial jurisdictions plus the Bay of Fundy.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

This dataset was downloaded from OBIS (https://obis.org/). The records for only marine mammals, seabirds, sea turtles and rays and sharks were extracted. Records with no longitude/latitude or no date (eventDate) were excluded.
OBIS dataset page:
https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.obis.org/nonode/resource?r=accdc

References

Lautenschlager, R.A., Bredin, K. 2004. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Digital Collections. OBIS Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Version 1, Digital, retrieved from http://iobis.org/.
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)
Gerriets, S. 2020. Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150033) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fd8586a1-d125-4c45-aecc-c1bf684118d5)

Attributes

Overview

The attributes of this dataset are compatible with the OBIS Schema, then reformatted to the OBIS-SEAMAP schema. If you would like to get the data in the OBIS Schema, please visit iOBIS Portal.

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
All attributes are included in the downloadable file (CSV or ESRI File Geodatabase) for "Complete Set of Dataset".

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
idRecord ID
dataset_idDataset ID
scientificnameScientific name
vernacularnameVernacular name
aphiaidAphia ID
taxonranktaxononic rank
individualcountGroup size / individual count
eventdateEvent date (precision varies)
eventtimeEvent time
decimallatitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimallongitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
coordinateprecisionCoordinate precision
catalognumberCatalog number
collectioncodeCollection code
occurrencestatusOccurrence status
basisofrecordBasis of record (HumanObservation / MachineObservation)
modifiedDate/time the record was modified
node_idNode ID
occurrenceidOccurrence ID
occurrenceremarksOccurrence remarks
eventidEvent ID
institutioncodeInstitution code
lifestageLife stage
sexGender of the animal if known
speciesSpecies by provider
datasetidDataset ID by provider
countryCountry
localityLocation of ocean
waterbodyDetails of ocean
droppedFlag indicating the record was dropped (always false)
absenceFlag indicating the record represents the absence of the species (always false)
marineFlag indicating the record is for marine life (always true)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103150033
Seabirds930
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total930
Date, Begin1929-07-02
Date, End2001-08-08
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude43.39 - 56.43
Longitude-68.68 - -52.77
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2020-06-29
Updated2021-02-05
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also available in None
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