Marine flora and fauna records from the North-east Atlantic

Porcupine Marine Natural History Society

Dataset credit

OBIS and EurOBIS, OBIS UK

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Porcupine Marine Natural History Society N/A
Secondary contact Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA) N/A
Secondary contact National Biodiversity Network Trust (NBN) N/A
Secondary contact Porcupine Marine Natural History Society N/A
Secondary contact Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA) N/A

Citation

Marine flora and fauna records from the North-east Atlantic. Porcupine Marine Natural History Society, UK - UK National Biodiversity Network. https://doi.org/10.15468/pcmg9q
Porcupine Marine Natural History Society. 2020. Marine flora and fauna records from the North-east Atlantic. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152478) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/80486acf-df76-4f48-b610-91258e8c3652)

Abstract

This dataset contains marine littoral and sublittoral records of flora and fauna from the North-east Atlantic, provided by the Porcupine Marine Natural History Society.
Data are only submitted directly by experts in their particular taxa giving 100% confidence in their quality. Older data have not been reassessed in light of recent revisions in taxonomy.

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/80486acf-df76-4f48-b610-91258e8c3652
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.vliz.be/eurobis/resource?r=gbif_12028

References

Marine flora and fauna records from the North-east Atlantic. Porcupine Marine Natural History Society, UK - UK National Biodiversity Network. https://doi.org/10.15468/pcmg9q

Attributes

Overview

This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

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 ID103152478
Seabirds5
Marine mammals2
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total7
Date, Begin1992-10-25
Date, End2008-10-17
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude50.11 - 56.00
Longitude-5.46 - -2.54
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)
Also available in None
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