Marine Mammals distribution data from Northern Indian Ocean
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)32
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)164
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)12
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)57
All observations of species (whole_species)94
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)17
  • 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
12022-05-24pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species628cf2fba413c_20220524_110820
22022-05-24whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species628cf2fba413c_20220524_111544
32022-05-24whole_speciescsv2List of datasetsList of species628cf73a4e778_20220524_113632
42022-05-24pointscsv5List of datasetsList of species628cf2fba413c_20220524_111132
52022-05-23dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species628c17f83ba6e_20220523_192728
62022-05-23dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species628c1431e0ab0_20220523_191539
72022-05-19dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
82022-05-19whole_speciescsv3List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220519_123141
92022-05-18dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151201
102022-05-18dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151344
112022-05-18dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151203
122022-05-18pointscsv63List of datasetsList of species6285474f12f01_20220518_155300
132022-05-18whole_speciescsv3List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220518_155829
142022-05-18whole_speciescsv3List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220518_155826
152022-05-17dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species6283b02ab7140_20220517_102511
162022-05-06whole_speciescsv3List of datasetsList of species6275971a84129_20220506_195701
172022-05-06pointscsv3List of datasetsList of species6275bd77c33ab_20220506_203313
182022-05-04dist_taxashapefile54List of datasetsList of species6272a0d74a0d1_20220504_115303
192022-05-03dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species627155805183e_20220503_121915
202022-05-03dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species627155805183e_20220503_122042
212022-04-28whole_speciesgdb2List of datasetsList of species626ae865db41d_20220428_152952
222022-04-19whole_speciescsv3List of datasetsList of species625e4cf973e65_20220419_015423
232022-04-19dist_spcsv10List of datasetsList of species625ead707c4fc_20220419_084330
242022-04-18whole_speciesgdb9List of datasetsList of species625d9ddd5355c_20220418_133416
252022-04-18whole_specieskml9List of datasetsList of species625d9ddd5355c_20220418_133348
262022-04-12pointsshapefile63List of datasetsList of species6255da0008f11_20220412_160940
272022-04-04dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species624b56d5d4510_20220404_163932
282022-04-04dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species624b56d5d4510_20220404_171631
292022-03-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
302022-03-03dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species62216840bf181_20220303_201559
312022-02-28dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
322022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015503
332022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species6218801ce6634_20220225_020902
342022-02-25diversitykml55List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233642
352022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015508
362022-02-25dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species6219a10c9c4a3_20220225_230054
372022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species6218801ce6634_20220225_020738
382022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015459
392022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015507
402022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015752
412022-02-25dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015855
422022-02-25diversitykml55List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233845
432022-02-24whole_specieskml9List of datasetsList of species6216520d85f76_20220224_182639
442022-02-24whole_speciescsv3List of datasetsList of species6216602f63658_20220224_102631
452022-02-24whole_speciescsv9List of datasetsList of species6216602f63658_20220224_114450
462022-02-23dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species6216535c553e5_20220223_103309
472022-02-23dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species62167f56b6f94_20220223_134652
482022-02-23dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species621681ca8b61d_20220223_135045
492022-02-23dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species62167ca38f7b1_20220223_133351
502022-02-21whole_speciescsv9List of datasetsList of species6213d76c8a36c_20220221_132313
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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 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.