POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition

Diana Catarino, University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP);Miguel Machete, University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP)

Dataset credit

OBIS and EurOBIS

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Diana Catarino University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP)
Primary contact Miguel Machete University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP)
Secondary contact Institute of Marine Research (IMAR) N/A
Secondary contact University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP) N/A

Citation

Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition. https://doi.org/10.14284/21
Catarino, D and M. Machete. 2020. POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152480) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/814e548f-f6ec-46c7-8fd2-43764952c515)

Abstract

Sightings (snap shots) of marine mammals collected by Biosphere Expeditions collaborators specifically for POPA. Since 2004 Biosphere Expeditions (www.biosphere-expeditions.org) collects data for POPA in the Azores central group in April and May.
For more detailed information on the dataset, including abundances estimates, please contact data owner (miguel@uac.pt)

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/814e548f-f6ec-46c7-8fd2-43764952c515
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.vliz.be/eurobis/resource?r=be_marine_mammals_sightings_2004_2013

References

Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition. https://doi.org/10.14284/21

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 ID103152480
Seabirds0
Marine mammals600
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total600
Date, Begin2004-04-09
Date, End2013-04-25
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude28.67 - 39.55
Longitude-38.60 - -26.53
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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