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 University

Citation

Happywhale. 2024. 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 513 contributors in alphabetic order:

Aaron Kreisberg; Adam Ernster; adam maire; Adrian Boyle; Aeon for Ocean; Aimee; Alain Bidart; Alayna Hawkins; Alexander Allison; Alexia Skrbic; Alex Lamoreaux; Alex Rubenstein; Alicia Buzzard; Allie Smith; Alvaro Gabaldon; Alvaro Jaramillo; Alyssa Engiles; Amanda Urena; Ambrose Carrejo; Ami Clayton; Amy McNeely; Amy Venema; Andoni Arrambide; Andrea; andrea Laughlin; Andrew D. MacDonald; Andrew Micks; andy hart; Angela E Waterbury; Angelika Ludwiczak; Angie Wrightson; Anieke Brombacher; Anika Miskar; Anna Astafurova; Anna Blake; Annalese Bletsch; Annamarie Dunn; Annette Lucas; Annette Weeks; Anthony Perella; Ashish Kushwaha; Ashley Ruis; Ashly Fraser; Autumn Harms; Avery Fretwell; Avery Williamson; Avi Anand; Baja Wild Encounters; Becker Juergen; Becky Hilsen; Ben Hagler; Benjamin Lewis Hargrave; Benjamin Shulman; Berit Solstad; Bernhard; Beth Fetty; beth holiman; Beth Kleymeyer; Bill; bill sturgeon; Blain & Monique Anderson; Blake Kremer; Bobby Ellithorpe; Bobby Harman; Bob Lippert; Bob Schafer; Bonnie Furman; Bradley Vanston; Brandon Korody; Brandt Ziegler; Breck Morrison; Brendan Keane; Bridget Forstmann; Brooke Schafer; Bruce Haldors; Bryan McDonald; Caitlyn Ware; California Killer Whale Project; Camilo Rada; Carey Bergman; Carlos Navarro; Carlos Pedrós-Alió; Caroline Kelley; Caroline Kempton; Caroline Patterson; Carol Irwin; Carol May; Carolyn Anderson; carter cox; Casey McKerchie; Catherine Ryan; Cathryn Thomas; Cecilia Ruiz; Celia Garland; Chad Carlson; Charlie Pingree; Charlie Wright; Chase Enloe; Chawki; chelsea bradley; Chelsie Corcoran; Cheng-Hui Wong; Chris Biertuempfel; Chris Hill; Christian Adlhart; Christian Harvey; Christopher Pankhurst; Christy Ware; Chris Witwer; Clint Walden; Clint William; Colby Bechtold; Colleen gervais; Constantin Schraut; Corina Sorensen; Cottele Benny; Courtney Glenn; Curt Finfrock; Cynthia; Dakota Osborne; Dale Frink; Daniel Cayton; Danielle Colosimo; Daniel Townend; Darrel DeLong; Dave Kutz; David Brown; David Collins; David Egelston; david livingston; David Maki; David mcdonald; David Rea; David W Myers II; Dawn; Deanna Kelsey; Deanna Taylor; Deborah Komatsu; Deborah Mayson; Debra Kettler; Declan Troy; Deep Blue, Drake Bay; Dennis Fukushima Jr; Denny Zwiefelhofer; Diana Pugh; Diane Kayser; Donna Ikenberry; Donnie Gagldari; Doug Cheeseman - †; Douglas F Smith, Jr; Dustin Harris; Edith Simonson; Edward Rooks; Elizabeth Datz; Elizabeth Robinson; Elizabyth Hiscox; Eloise Russell; Emily Tate; Emma Luck; Emma Nelson; Erica Sackrison; Eric Austin Yee; Eric G Horvath; Erin Theis; Erin Underwood; Evan Brodsky; Floyd Hayes; Flynn Reiter; Frank Blache; Frank Canova; Frank McGoldrick; Frank Rotter; Frank Wurtzel; Gabrille Lopez; Gail Koza; Garden; Gary Downie; Gary Ridley; Gem Hows; Geoff Kerr; Gerard Menut; Gina Ruttle; Ginger Frizzell; Glacier Wind Charters; Gordon Gates; Grace Corrigan; Gus van Vliet; Hadley Gross; Hazel Pittwood; Heather Knight; Holly Cannon; Holly Edwards; Hongming Zheng; Hugo Cline; Ian Bullock; Jada Hector; james begeman; James Coyer; James F C Hyde IV; James Fiedler; James Moskito; James New; James Ramsdell; Jamie Print; Jana Johnson; Jared Cox; Jason Peterson; Jason Stefanides; Jaymini Dave; Jeannine Thurn; Jean Pierre Orduña R.; Jeff Muncy; Jennifer Fought; Jennifer Singleton; Jennifer Stoudt; Jenny Varley; Jeremy Hathaway; Jessica Adams; Jessica Taucci; Jill Healey; Jill K Quaintance; Jim Lewis; Jim Nahmens; Joachim Bertrands; Joel Barrett; Joe Meuleman; Joe Noonan; John Gardiner; John House; John J King II; John Moran; Johnny Giese; John Stricklin; John Wills; Jonathan Espin-Hempsall; Joshua Koester; Joshua Meza-Fidalgo; Josie Lowry; Joyce Xu; Julian Clark; Juliane Schlei; Julie Franklyn; Julie Huckvale; Justin Cox; Kaitlyn Kirkland; Kaleena Smith; Karen Brand; Karen Nenow; Karen Scott; Karina; Kate Allhusen; Kate Spencer; Katherine McDermott; Kathleen Roggero; Kathryn Clouston; Kathryn Picardo; Kathy Newstead; Kátia Silva; Katie Dunbar; Katie Read; Katlyn Taylor; Kayla Doucette; Kayvon; Keith Brooks; Keith Gourlay; Keith Gress; Kellie Sorensen; Kelly Boatwright; Kelly Fitzgerald; Kelly Livingston; Kelly M Coursey Gray; Kelly Morgan; Kelly ouellette; Kelvin Richardson; Ken Bagley; Ken Campbell; Kendra Krasin; Kenneth O'Brien; Ken Rapp; Ken Wright; Keri Bergman; Kerri Orr; Kerstin Ko; Kevin Elsby; Kevin Schulte; Kimberly Kempfer; Kimberly Nesbitt; Kimberly Nielsen; Kimberly Roberts; Kim Weiss; Kirsten; Kirstie Basford; Kristin Campbell; Kristi Smith; Kylie West; Kyra Paterson; Laura; Laura Billeck; Laura Gurak; Laura Santillan; Laure Patricot; Leslie Rapp; Lewis Regan; Liam Ragan; Linda Brown; Linda McWilliams; Linn Jackson; Lisa Roudabush; Lisa Walker; Liz Ramsey; Lomvi; Lori & Rich Rothstein; Lorry; Luisa Ferreira; Madison Kosma; maia jewell; Mairead Norton; Marc Pelissier; Marcus Bergström; Margaret Burks; Maria Sunshine; Marie Hill; Marie O'Shaughnessy; Marilia Olio; Marjorie Hawkins; Mark Doing; Mark Edwin Ayre; Mark Ellwein; Mark Girardeau; Mark Huff; Mark OBrien; Martin Tassche; Mary Etta Cochran; Mason Donny; Matthew Chadwick; Matthew Stumpf; matt ziegler; Maureen Lien; Max Block; Maya Taffs; McKenna Miller; Megan Hall; Megan Hillyer; Megan Montes; Meghan doran; Michaela Mansholt; Michael Jackson; Michael Pierson; Michele Falivene; Michele Parker; Michèle Vogel; Michelle Booth; Michelle Cherry; Michelle Kirkpatrick; Michelle McCune, DVM; Mike Doherty; Mike Donald; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Justa; Milena Zaharieva Whales; Mindy Groves; Mindy Huston; Miranda Williams; Mollie Segall; Molly Batts; Monica Hofmann; Monica Smith; MS Fridtjof Nansen; MS Roald Amundsen; Natalie Kervin; Nathan Kelley; Nathan Orlandi; Nathan Small; National Geographic Sea Bird; National Geographic Venture; Neil Carter; Neil McDermott; Neil Nesheim; Nicholas Gray; Nicholas King; Nick Hamill; Nico Heyning; Nicole; Nicole Ciaccia; Nicole Dwyer; Nicole Engle; Nicole LaRoche; Nicole Rusch; Nicole Schriber; Nicole Sucre; Nicole Webster; Niki Weiss; Nikki Garmon; Nina Kee; Nina Moysi; NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMML); Norman Daniel Mendez Pick; Oana Claudia Dinescu; Oliver Vossen; Out to Sea Expedition Company; Owen Watt; Parker Astley; Patricia Morine; Patrick Sysiong; Patrick Wieler; Patty J Flowers; Paul D; paul garriott; Paul Pudwell; Pearl Thompson; Pedro Jesus Dominguez Mendez; Peggy Mundy; Peter B McAllister; Peter Herreid; Petra Glardon; Petra Stolz; Philip Stone; Rachel Bowers; Rachel Gearhart; Rae Fellenberg; Raghavan Nair; Ralph Lee Hopkins; Raymond K Loraine; Rayne Billings; Rebecca Berger; Rebecca Malkewicz; Reg James; Rhonda Glisson; Rhys Watkin; Richard Sidey; Richard Weber; Rilee Currie; Riley Hansen; Robert Bowen; Robert Lynn Rosenthal; Robert Perry; Robin Alexis; Robin Froman; Robyn Case; Robyn Hartzell; Roger Davis; Rogier Gruys; Ronald Johnson; Ron Niebrugge; rosann anderson; Ryan Beck; Ryan Lawler; Sabine Threin; Samantha Chafe; 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 Gold; Shelby Nielson; Shelly Erceg; Sherry Williams; Sigi Wiesner; Sonja Eberl; Sophie Clements; Srini Chakravarthi; Staci Edwards; Stephanie Jurries; stephen palmer; steve; Steve Gompertz; Steve Waller; SWFSC - Southwest Acoustic Ecology Lab; Sydney Minges; Sydney Polinchock; TabathaPearlAnn; Tatyana (Taz) Danahy-Moore; Taylor Snooks; Ted Cheeseman; Teresa cue; Tess Chapman; Thais Dib Frias; Thomas I Watkins; Tiffany waldner; Tim Grams; Timothy Farrell; Tobin Sparling; Todd Weisbrot; Tom Stoeri; Tori Bowe; Tracy Desiderio; Trinitie Seeber; Ursula Kuny; Valerie Otto; Vanuza borges; Vicki Beaver; Viktoria Muehlbauer; Vincent von Kaenel; Virginia Caballero Slim; Wally’s Whales Tales; Warren_G_Asher; Warren Zimmer; Wayne Staples; Wendy Chambers; Whale Watch Cabo; Yas Nakayama; Yolanda Deatherage; 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 mammals2,709
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total2,709
Date, Begin1990-06-06
Date, End2024-02-06
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
Updated2024-03-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics