Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census, Macquarie Island, 1984

Ben Raymond, Australian Antarctic Division (AAD);Dave Watts, Australian Antarctic Division; Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Secretariat

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ben Raymond Australian Antarctic Division (AAD)
Primary contact Dave Watts Australian Antarctic Division; Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Secondary contact OBIS Secretariat Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
Secondary contact Australian Antarctic Division Australian Antarctic Data Centre (AAD)

Citation

Copson, G.R., Rounsevell, D.E. (1986) The abundance of royal penguins ( Eudyptes schlegeli , Finsch) breeding at Macquarie Island. ANARE Research Notes 41. 11 pp
Raymond, B and D. Watts. 2020. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census, Macquarie Island, 1984. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103151494) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/bffac470-2037-445b-9585-9b948fa99e9c)

Abstract

Census of Royal Penguins breeding on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island.

This dataset contains the results from surveys of Royal Penguins (Eudyptes schegeli) on Macquarie Island. The surveys were conducted between May 1984 and January 1985. The total number of Royal penguins breeding on Macquarie Island is estimated at 848,719 pairs (+/-10.5%). The sizes and locations of all 57 colonies are given. The results are listed in the documentation.

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/bffac470-2037-445b-9585-9b948fa99e9c
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.obis.org/nonode/resource?r=royals_census_1984

References

Copson, G.R., Rounsevell, D.E. (1986) The abundance of royal penguins ( Eudyptes schlegeli , Finsch) breeding at Macquarie Island. ANARE Research Notes 41. 11 pp
Raymond, B and D. Watts. 2020. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census, Macquarie Island, 1984. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103151494) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/bffac470-2037-445b-9585-9b948fa99e9c)
Raymond, B and D. Watts. 2020. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census, Macquarie Island, 1984. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103151494) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/bffac470-2037-445b-9585-9b948fa99e9c)
Raymond, B and D. Watts. 2020. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli census, Macquarie Island, 1984. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103151494) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/bffac470-2037-445b-9585-9b948fa99e9c)

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 ID103151494
Seabirds56
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total56
Date, Begin1983-01-01
Date, End1984-01-01
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude-54.78 - -54.49
Longitude158.79 - 158.94
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2020-06-30
Updated2021-02-05
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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