NOAAs Southeast Fishery Science Center (SEFSC) Fisheries Log Book System (FLS) Commercial Pelagic Logbook Data
Guillermo Diaz, Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC)

Summary of download requests

Number of users / requestsUsersRequests
Types requested AllPartial All or partial?: When all records of this dataset were downloaded, it is flagged as "All".
Otherwise, it is flagged as "Partial".
A partial download happens when a user specifies particular species / areas / dates of interest.
Years 2023
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)10
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)58
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)17
All observations of species (whole_species)109
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)1
  • Gridded summary Type 1 (dist_taxa): Sightings of all species are aggregated at 1/0.1/0.01 degree resolution. Users gets the number of species and records per grid cell.
    a: Rectangular grids; b: Hexagonal grids
  • Gridded summary Type 2 (dist_sp): Sightings of each species are aggregated at 1/0.1/0.01 degree resolution. Users gets the number of records of the species in question per grid cell.
    a: Rectangular grids; b: Hexagonal grids
  • All or partial?: When all records of this dataset were downloaded, it is flagged as "All". Otherwise, it is flagged as "Partial". A partial download happens when a user specifies particular species / areas / dates of interest.

Download request details

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No.Date requestedTypes requestedFormat#recordsAlong with...Species includedRequest ID
512023-09-19whole_speciesgdb1805List of datasetsList of species6509a9a0b2471_20230919_101900
522023-09-19whole_speciescsv1805List of datasetsList of species6509a9a0b2471_20230919_100324
532023-09-19whole_speciesgdb1805List of datasetsList of species6509a9a0b2471_20230919_100316
542023-09-19whole_speciesgdb138List of datasetsList of species6509a9a0b2471_20230919_101933
552023-09-19whole_speciesgdb88List of datasetsList of species6509a9a0b2471_20230919_102249
562023-09-19whole_specieskml2276List of datasetsList of species6509a9a0b2471_20230919_103208
572023-09-18dist_taxakml4198List of datasetsList of species6508f34525502_20230918_210342
582023-09-14dist_taxashapefile1591List of datasetsList of species650310cf06029_20230914_095958
592023-09-14dist_taxakml1692List of datasetsList of species650310cf06029_20230914_132948
602023-09-14dist_taxashapefile1692List of datasetsList of species650310cf06029_20230914_133609
612023-09-07pointscsv2031List of datasetsList of species64f9e81697d39_20230907_113016
622023-09-06whole_specieskml34List of datasetsList of species64f8e3baca449_20230906_164533
632023-09-05dist_spkml1728List of datasetsList of species64f6ef2564346_20230905_051050
642023-09-05dist_spkml1728List of datasetsList of species64f6ef2564346_20230905_051058
652023-09-02dist_spkml4153List of datasetsList of species64f2e0d28b481_20230902_031946
662023-08-16whole_specieskml1805List of datasetsList of species64dc9e4525ca4_20230816_060436
672023-08-07dist_taxakml4198List of datasetsList of species64d0fae7ae3a9_20230807_100906
682023-08-07dist_spcsv136List of datasetsList of species64d16bf526a08_20230807_181531
692023-08-07dist_spcsv136List of datasetsList of species64d16bf526a08_20230807_181651
702023-07-27dist_spshapefile34List of datasetsList of species64c2bf16bd376_20230727_150359
712023-07-27dist_spkml34List of datasetsList of species64c2bf16bd376_20230727_150436
722023-07-27whole_specieskml34List of datasetsList of species64c2bc70c6da4_20230727_145812
732023-07-24dist_taxacsv68List of datasetsList of species64bec32614df6_20230724_143358
742023-07-22whole_speciescsv1805List of datasetsList of species64bc5378dde3b_20230722_181324
752023-07-20dist_spkml2169List of datasetsList of species64b9c0d816623_20230720_194225
762023-07-19dist_spcsv2262List of datasetsList of species64b84e8828fe3_20230719_170024
772023-07-13whole_speciescsv138List of datasetsList of species64af7fe483fce_20230713_004140
782023-07-13dist_spcsv1787List of datasetsList of species64afafa38456e_20230713_041035
792023-07-05whole_speciesgdb1805List of datasetsList of species64a5a368d013a_20230705_131858
802023-07-05whole_speciescsv1805List of datasetsList of species64a5a368d013a_20230705_131847
812023-07-04whole_speciescsv1805List of datasetsList of species64a427f19fec8_20230704_101551
822023-06-30dist_taxakml4198List of datasetsList of species649e8cefecd92_20230630_040824
832023-06-22pointskml138List of datasetsList of species64942a3c1ca4f_20230622_070909
842023-06-19dist_spcsv4153List of datasetsList of species6490f3039ea3a_20230619_203450
852023-06-19dist_spshapefile4335List of datasetsList of species648fff25a9a65_20230619_031250
862023-06-19pointscsv4341List of datasetsList of species648fff25a9a65_20230619_032817
872023-06-19dist_spcsv4306List of datasetsList of species6490f3039ea3a_20230619_205403
882023-06-19dist_spcsv4153List of datasetsList of species64910adfc829a_20230619_221324
892023-06-18dist_spcsv4306List of datasetsList of species648fbf3a7f0d4_20230618_224037
902023-06-14dist_spkml136List of datasetsList of species6489781450ecf_20230614_044718
912023-06-14dist_spkml136List of datasetsList of species6489781450ecf_20230614_044714
922023-06-11dist_spshapefile34List of datasetsList of species6486151124cc0_20230611_144920
932023-06-06whole_specieskml88List of datasetsList of species647ef8222cc98_20230606_051633
942023-06-06whole_specieskml34List of datasetsList of species647ef8222cc98_20230606_051706
952023-06-06whole_specieskml1805List of datasetsList of species647fe00533705_20230606_214221
962023-06-06whole_specieskml138List of datasetsList of species647fe00533705_20230606_214303
972023-06-06whole_specieskml2276List of datasetsList of species647fe00533705_20230606_214329
982023-06-06whole_specieskml88List of datasetsList of species647fe00533705_20230606_214358
992023-06-06whole_specieskml88List of datasetsList of species647ef8222cc98_20230606_051605
1002023-06-06whole_specieskml2276List of datasetsList of species647ef8222cc98_20230606_051528
List of datasets


  • The summary of the download requests may not be accurate as the download functionality of the OBIS-SEAMAP mapping tools have been advancing and it is hard to put together old download requests with newer ones.
  • The number of users may be overcounted or undercounted as we didn't collect the information of user identification in early years of OBIS-SEAMAP and the IP addresses are used as a proxy to user identity for old requests.
  • Other issues that may result in inaccuracy is:
    • a user may try downloading data with slightly different criteria for the same project/purpose.
    • a user may download data a couple of times over time to include the latest observations.
    • a user may download data with more coarse criteria and then filter the downloaded data more for specific needs (e.g. download global sightings of a species and then filter them with a study area).
    • a user may download data just for a test purpose.
    • For KML format, a user may visualize the data using Google Earth but did not use them for his/her scientific work.
  • The data type of "diversity indexes" was added in July 2016.
  • Although we have started collecting details of a request (i.e. user's name, prospectus) since Nov 2013, we do not disclose the details unless the user gives us consent. If you want to know more details on the request, please contact us with the Request ID ready. We will try connecting you with the user in question.