Marine fish volunteer ad-hoc recording scheme and historical records from around the United Kingdom between 1743 and 2010

EurOBIS Data Management Team, Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)

Dataset credit

OBIS and EurOBIS, OBIS UK

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact EurOBIS Data Management Team Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Secondary contact Hannah Milburn Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA)
Secondary contact Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA) N/A
Secondary contact National Marine Aquarium N/A

Citation

The National Marine Aquarium, United Kingdom (2019) Marine fish volunteer ad-hoc recording scheme and historical records from around the United Kingdom between 1743 and 2010 https://doi.org/10.17031/2x2hau
Eurobis data management team. 2020. Marine fish volunteer ad-hoc recording scheme and historical records from around the United Kingdom between 1743 and 2010. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152509) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/9afeee64-62f3-44b9-a2fb-794b2afcf50a)

Abstract

"Volunteer marine fish records from a wide variety of sources including dive sightings, fishermen's records, anglers etc. as well as historical records collated from other sources such as museum specimens and marine faunas from 1743 - 2010. Records are from around the United Kingdom and some further reaching locations submitted to and collected by The National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth.
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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/9afeee64-62f3-44b9-a2fb-794b2afcf50a
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.vliz.be/eurobis/resource?r=dasshdt00000002

References

The National Marine Aquarium, United Kingdom (2019) Marine fish volunteer ad-hoc recording scheme and historical records from around the United Kingdom between 1743 and 2010 https://doi.org/10.17031/2x2hau

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 ID103152509
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles1
Rays and sharks167
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total168
Date, Begin1834-01-01
Date, End2010-09-12
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude45.61 - 68.91
Longitude-10.28 - 15.07
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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