Marine Mammals distribution data from the Eastern Arabian Sea
Chandrasekar Krishnamoorthy, Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology

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 202220212020
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)28
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)87
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)37
All observations of species (whole_species)42
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)16
  • 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
512021-10-12pointsshapefile21List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_134440
522021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_132801
532021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_133835
542021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_132945
552021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_133250
562021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_130045
572021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_131242
582021-10-12pointskml21List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_131220
592021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130319
602021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130323
612021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130211
622021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130316
632021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130235
642021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130400
652021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130325
662021-10-12dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_130324
672021-10-12pointskml20List of datasetsList of species6164a780adba0_20211012_131326
682021-10-12dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species6165e58294606_20211012_155631
692021-10-11dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species6164adfc3b45f_20211011_173522
702021-10-06whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species615e237638fdd_20211006_183520
712021-10-06dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species615e237638fdd_20211006_183721
722021-10-06pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species615e237638fdd_20211006_184801
732021-10-06whole_specieswfs1List of datasetsList of species615e237638fdd_20211006_183236
742021-10-05dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species615ceab6deb34_20211005_202720
752021-10-01dist_taxakml18List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
762021-10-01pointskml1List of datasetsList of species615706aade297_20211001_091045
772021-09-22dist_spshapefile18List of datasetsList of species614b6ee348c4d_20210922_142711
782021-09-22dist_spcsv18List of datasetsList of species614b860c04ba1_20210922_154803
792021-09-13whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species613fa7994ddd5_20210913_161338
802021-09-10whole_specieskml3List of datasetsList of species6137a3bfe6ce4_20210910_144426
812021-09-09whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species6137a3bfe6ce4_20210909_184540
822021-09-09whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species6137a3bfe6ce4_20210909_173938
832021-09-09whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species6137a3bfe6ce4_20210909_160840
842021-09-07dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species61374eda69228_20210907_081427
852021-08-30dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species612d6536a3f15_20210830_191615
862021-08-30whole_specieskml1List of datasetsList of species612cf36ce6404_20210830_110600
872021-08-30whole_speciesgdb1List of datasetsList of species612cf36ce6404_20210830_110530
882021-08-30whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species612cf36ce6404_20210830_110548
892021-08-27pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species612902c68802e_20210827_112247
902021-08-27pointscsv3List of datasetsList of species61290390e71cd_20210827_112507
912021-08-25dist_taxakml18List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
922021-08-24dist_spkml11List of datasetsList of species6124f336c148a_20210824_092727
932021-08-18dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species611d4065ecec1_20210818_131824
942021-08-12dist_taxakml18List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
952021-08-11pointsshapefile21List of datasetsList of species6113ef9565ab7_20210811_121149
962021-07-21dist_taxakml18List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
972021-07-19dist_spwfs1List of datasetsList of species60f53c842877e_20210719_045621
982021-07-19dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species60f53c842877e_20210719_045604
992021-07-17dist_taxakml18List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
1002021-07-16dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species60f18792787dd_20210716_092516
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  • 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 Goolge 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.