NOAA Southeast Fishery Science Center (SEFSC) Commercial Pelagic Observer Program (POP) 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 202220212020201920182017201620152014201320122011
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)285
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)1
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)897
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)2
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)734
All observations of species (whole_species)685
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)35
  • 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
6512021-07-21dist_taxakml8056List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
6522021-07-21whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species60f829e422052_20210721_101052
6532021-07-20whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species60f6a302d82c4_20210720_062918
6542021-07-19dist_spwfs6List of datasetsList of species60f53c842877e_20210719_045621
6552021-07-19dist_spshapefile6List of datasetsList of species60f53c842877e_20210719_045604
6562021-07-17dist_taxakml8056List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
6572021-07-17whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60f29fa13be25_20210717_052210
6582021-07-17whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60f29fa13be25_20210717_052158
6592021-07-16dist_spshapefile88List of datasetsList of species60f18792787dd_20210716_092516
6602021-07-16dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species60f183cbac4f9_20210716_090645
6612021-07-13whole_specieskml575List of datasetsList of species60ed10918297e_20210713_004010
6622021-07-13whole_specieskml575List of datasetsList of species60ed10918297e_20210713_003749
6632021-07-13whole_speciescsv575List of datasetsList of species60ed10918297e_20210713_003049
6642021-07-13whole_speciesgdb575List of datasetsList of species60ed10918297e_20210713_002911
6652021-07-13dist_spcsv454List of datasetsList of species60edd93adf523_20210713_142241
6662021-07-12dist_spshapefile88List of datasetsList of species60ec54be5c491_20210712_105256
6672021-07-11dist_spcsv5004List of datasetsList of species60eb55e321bac_20210711_164836
6682021-07-11dist_spcsv637List of datasetsList of species60eb55e321bac_20210711_171446
6692021-07-11whole_speciescsv1209List of datasetsList of species60eb55e321bac_20210711_164816
6702021-07-11dist_spcsv62List of datasetsList of species60eb55e321bac_20210711_174908
6712021-07-10dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e9ee384ad1b_20210710_151623
6722021-07-10dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e9ee384ad1b_20210710_151652
6732021-07-10dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e9ee384ad1b_20210710_150139
6742021-07-09dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e911b3205c9_20210709_232210
6752021-07-09whole_speciescsv3641List of datasetsList of species60e904362d37b_20210709_222316
6762021-07-09whole_speciescsv3641List of datasetsList of species60e9063c94b37_20210709_223505
6772021-07-08pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species60e77e865fd81_20210708_184938
6782021-07-08dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species60e77e865fd81_20210708_205405
6792021-07-07whole_speciescsv1209List of datasetsList of species60e5dca5c8c57_20210707_131356
6802021-07-06whole_speciescsv1209List of datasetsList of species60e4e254d93ad_20210706_190915
6812021-07-06whole_speciescsv1209List of datasetsList of species60e4e254d93ad_20210706_190856
6822021-07-05dist_spshapefile376List of datasetsList of species60e2aab2c3e8c_20210705_025022
6832021-07-05whole_speciescsv1209List of datasetsList of species60e37f3915b3d_20210705_181537
6842021-07-05whole_speciescsv1209List of datasetsList of species60e37f3915b3d_20210705_181405
6852021-07-05whole_speciesgdb1209List of datasetsList of species60e37f3915b3d_20210705_175708
6862021-07-04dist_spcsv4349List of datasetsList of species60e26f69efb15_20210704_223941
6872021-07-04whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60e26f69efb15_20210704_223417
6882021-07-04dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e26f69efb15_20210704_223402
6892021-07-04dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e26c9b7754d_20210704_222615
6902021-07-04whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60e2812f04609_20210704_234931
6912021-07-04whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60e27a1909a41_20210704_231909
6922021-07-04whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60e27a1909a41_20210704_233404
6932021-07-04whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60e27a1909a41_20210704_233406
6942021-07-03whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60e0c2b391bed_20210703_160614
6952021-07-03dist_spcsv5086List of datasetsList of species60e0c2b391bed_20210703_161046
6962021-07-02whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60deab250a713_20210702_021456
6972021-07-02whole_speciescsv179List of datasetsList of species60deab250a713_20210702_020338
6982021-06-30whole_speciescsv4List of datasetsList of species60dc637bc869f_20210630_154517
6992021-06-29pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species60dbbbb565f33_20210629_211408
7002021-06-28dist_spcsv751List of datasetsList of species60d952a141ea3_20210628_005402
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.