Presence of long-beaked common dolphins off central-western Venezuela, 2008-2011

Jaime Bolaños-Jiménez

Dataset credit

N/A

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Jaime Bolanos Sea Vida
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Abstract

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Purpose

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Supplemental information

The dataset includes both sighting and stranding records of Delphinus sp.

Two sightings on 25 Aug 2009 and 02 Sept 2011 are mixed-species aggregation with approx. 20 Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) and with approx. 180 Atlantic spotted dolphins (S. frontalis), respectively.

References

Bolaños-Jiménez, J., G. Castro-Pérez, O. Herrera-Trujillo, L. Oviedo, D. Palacios, M.F. Puerto, L. Sánchez- Criollo, L. Sifontes, M.G. Silva-Hernández and A. Villarroel-Marín. In press. The presence of long-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus sp.) off central-western Venezuela. Anartia, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidUnique ID number (generated by OBIS-SEAMAP)
row_idRow ID
obs_datetimeDate of the observation (time not provided)
latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
depthBottom depth (bathymetry) in meters at the sighting location
speciesSpecies name
sp_tsnTaxonomic Serial Number added by OBIS-SEAMAP
obs_countGroup size
calvesNumber of calves and juveniles
stateVenezuelan state
recordIndicate whether the record is a sighting or stranding
tprecisionAccuracy of the date/time.
geomGeometry field added by OBIS-SEAMAP
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1073
Seabirds0
Marine mammals14
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total14
Date, Begin2008-01-01
Date, End2011-09-02
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude10.41 - 11.89
Longitude-71.81 - -65.86
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
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Registered2013-12-05
Updated2014-01-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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