Happywhale - Killer Whale in North Pacific Ocean

Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke

Citation

Happywhale. 2022. Happywhale - Killer Whale in North Pacific Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1718) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Happywhale.com.

Abstract

Happywhale.com is a resource to help you know whales as individuals, and to benefit conservation science with rich data about individual whales.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Sightings and images were submitted to Happywhale by contributors. A portion of the Happywhale data were transferred to OBIS-SEAMAP upon the agreement between Happywhale and OBIS-SEAMAP.

There may be duplicate records among Happywhale datasets and other OBIS-SEAMAP datasets. The precision of date/time vary per record. Some records have date accuracy up to year only.

This dataset includes sightings and photos from the following 314 contributors in alphabetic order:

Aaron Kreisberg; Adam Ernster; adam maire; Adrian Boyle; Aimee; Alain Bidart; Alayna Hawkins; Alexander Allison; Alexia Skrbic; Alvaro Gabaldon; Alvaro Jaramillo; Amanda Urena; andrea Laughlin; Angelika Ludwiczak; Angie Wrightson; Anieke Brombacher; Anika Miskar; Anna Astafurova; Anna Blake; Annalese Bletsch; Annamarie Dunn; Anthony Perella; Ashley Ruis; Avery Williamson; Avi Anand; Ben Hagler; Benjamin Lewis Hargrave; Benjamin Shulman; Berit Solstad; Bernhard; beth holiman; Bill; bill sturgeon; Blain Anderson; Blake Kremer; Bobby Ellithorpe; Bob Lippert; Bob Schafer; Bonnie Furman; Bradley Vanston; Breck Morrison; Brendan Keane; Brooke Schafer; Bryan McDonald; Camilo Rada; Carey Bergman; Carlos Navarro; Caroline Kempton; Caroline Patterson; Carol Irwin; Carol May; Carolyn Anderson; carter cox; Cecilia Ruiz; Celia Garland; chelsea bradley; Chelsie Corcoran; Cheng-Hui Wong; Chris Biertuempfel; Chris Hill; Christian Adlhart; Christian Harvey; Christy Ware; Chris Witwer; Clint Walden; Cottele Benny; Curt Finfrock; Cynthia; Dale Frink; Daniel Cayton; Danielle Colosimo; Darrel DeLong; Dave Kutz; David Brown; David Egelston; David mcdonald; David W Myers II; Dawn; Deborah Komatsu; Deborah Mayson; Debra Kettler; Declan Troy; Denny Zwiefelhofer; Diana Pugh; Diane Kayser; Donna Ikenberry; Doug Cheeseman; Douglas F Smith, Jr; Edith Simonson; Elizabeth Robinson; Elke; Eloise Russell; Emily Tate; Emma Luck; Emma Nelson; Eric Austin Yee; Eric G Horvath; Erin Underwood; Evan Brodsky; Floyd Hayes; Frank Blache; Frank Rotter; Frank Wurtzel; Gabrille Lopez; Gail Koza; Garden; Geoff Kerr; Gerard Menut; Gina Ruttle; Ginger Frizzell; Hadley Gross; Hazel Pittwood; Holly Cannon; Hongming Zheng; Hugo Cline; Jada Hector; james begeman; James Coyer; James F C Hyde IV; James Fiedler; James Moskito; James New; Jana Johnson; Jared Cox; Jean Pierre Orduña R.; Jeff Muncy; Jennifer Fought; Jennifer Singleton; Jeremy Hathaway; Jessica Adams; Jill K Quaintance; Jim Lewis; Jim Nahmens; Joel Barrett; Joe Meuleman; John Moran; Johnny Giese; Jonathan Espin-Hempsall; Joshua Koester; Joshua Meza-Fidalgo; Julian Clark; Juliane Schlei; Julie Huckvale; Justin Hofman; Kate Spencer; Katherine McDermott; Kathleen Roggero; Kathryn Clouston; Kathryn Picardo; Kathy Newstead; Kátia Silva; Katie Dunbar; Kayla Doucette; Kayvon; Keith Gourlay; Kellie Sorensen; Kelly Boatwright; Kelly Fitzgerald; Kelly M Coursey Gray; Ken Campbell; Kendra Krasin; Kenneth O'Brien; Ken Rapp; Keri Bergman; Kimberly Kempfer; Kimberly Nesbitt; Kimberly Roberts; Kim Weiss; Kirsten; Kirstie Basford; Kristin Campbell; Kylie West; Laura; Laura Gurak; Laura Santillan; Laure Patricot; Liam Ragan; Linda Brown; Linn Jackson; Lisa Roudabush; Lisa Walker; Lori & Rich Rothstein; Lorry; Mairead Norton; Marc Pelissier; Marcus Bergström; Margaret Burks; Maria Sunshine; Marie O'Shaughnessy; Marilia Olio; Marjorie Hawkins; Mark Doing; Mark Edwin Ayre; Mark Girardeau; Mark Huff; Mark OBrien; Martin Tassche; Mary Etta Cochran; Mason Donny; matt ziegler; Maureen Lien; Max Block; Maya Taffs; McKenna Miller; Megan Montes; Michael Jackson; Michael Pierson; Michele Falivene; Michele Parker; Michelle Booth; Michelle Cherry; Mike Doherty; Mike Donald; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Justa; Mindy Groves; Mindy Huston; Miranda Williams; Monica Hofmann; Monica Smith; Natalie Kervin; Nathan Kelley; Nathan Small; National Geographic Sea Bird; Neil McDermott; Nicholas Gray; Nicholas King; Nick Hamill; Nico Heyning; Nicole; Nicole Dwyer; Nicole LaRoche; Nicole Rusch; Nicole Schriber; Nicole Sucre; Niki Weiss; Nina Kee; NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML); Norman Daniel Mendez Pick; Oana Claudia Gasit; Oliver Vossen; Patricia Morine; Patrick Sysiong; Patrick Wieler; Paul D; paul garriott; Paul Pudwell; Pearl Thompson; Pedro Jesus Dominguez Mendez; Peggy Mundy; Peter B McAllister; Petra Glardon; Petra Stolz; Philip Stone; Rachel Gearhart; Rae Fellenberg; Raghavan Nair; Ralph Lee Hopkins; Rayne Billings; Reg James; Rhonda Glisson; Rhys Watkin; Richard Sidey; Richard Weber; Rilee Currie; Riley Hansen; Robert Bowen; Robert Perry; Robin Froman; Robyn Case; Roger Davis; Rogier Gruys; Ron Niebrugge; rosann anderson; Sabine Threin; Sanne Bakkers; Sara Franson; Sarah McNamara; Sara Kirlin; sara ryan; Sara Wise; Scottie Schmidt; Scott Spickler; Scott Veirs; Sean McRae; Selena Santos Rivera; shannon; Shari Bookstaff; Shelby Nielson; Shelly Erceg; Sigi Wiesner; Stephanie Jurries; stephen palmer; steve; Steve Gompertz; Sydney Minges; Ted Cheeseman; Teresa cue; Tess Chapman; Thais Dib Frias; Tim Grams; Todd Weisbrot; Tori Bowe; Tracy Desiderio; Trinitie Seeber; Ursula Kuny; Vicki Beaver; Vincent von Kaenel; Virginia Caballero Slim; Wally’s Whales Tales; Wayne Staples; Yas Nakayama; Yves Roumazeilles; Zoe Read

References

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
typeAlways 'Event'
modifiedLast modified
languageLanguage. Always 'en'
institution_codeInstitution code. Always 'Happywhale'
basis_of_recordBasis of record. Always 'HumanObservation'
occurrence_idOccurrence ID assigned by Happywhale
catalog_numberCatalog number. A link to Happywhale
recorded_byPerson or organization who recorded the data
individual_countNumber of animal. Always 1
sexGender of the animal if known
preparationsMethod of data collection. Always 'photograph'
occurrence_remarksOccurrence remarks
organism_idOrganism/animal ID assigned by Happywhale
organism_nameOrganism/animal name by provider
organism_remarksOrganism remarks
event_idEvent ID assigned by Happywhale
event_dateDate the picture was taken
event_timeTime the picture was taken in local time zone
higher_geographyOcean the animal was seen
water_bodyDetails of ocean
localityLocation of ocean
verbatim_localityLocation of ocean described by the provider
decimal_latitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimal_longitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
geodetic_datumGeodetic datum. Always 'EPSG:4326 WGS84'
coordinate_precisionCoordinate precision
scientific_nameScientific name
taxon_rankTaxon rank
vernacular_nameCommon name
licenseLicense for picture
rights_holderRights holder
external_resourceLink to the picture (mid size)
external_resource_thumbLink to the picture (small size)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID1718
Seabirds0
Marine mammals1,809
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total1,809
Date, Begin1990-06-06
Date, End2022-10-14
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude2.20 - 73.25
Longitude-173.75 - 173.46
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2022-11-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
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See metadata in FGDC XML
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