Happywhale - Gray 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 - Gray whale in North Pacific Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1739) 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 440 contributors in alphabetic order:

adam maire; Adam West; Aeon for Ocean; Agnes Chareton; Albert Lipson; Aleksandra; Alexia Skrbic; Alicia dilva; Alicia totz; Alisa Kiva; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Allie Smith; Alondra Jardon; Alvaro Jaramillo; Alyssa Engiles; Amanda Gaylard; Amber Schmalz; Amna Siddiqui; Amy Houghton; Amy Serafino; Andrea Esteban Martinez; Andrew Hickok; Angelika Ludwiczak; ANGEL SOLE; Ann; Anna Astafurova; Annabelle Lee; Anne Jones; Anthony Benedetto; Anthony Harris; Ashley Ruis; Audrey Sailers; aurora leal; Autumn Harms; Barbara Powers; Becci Jewell; Ben Hagler; Ben Shanafelt; Bert Davis; Bert van den Belt; Bettina; Bill Parlee; Blain & Monique Anderson; Blake Kremer; B Lee; Bob Brown; Bonnie Gretz; B Padgett; Bradley Vanston; Brad Mongeau; Brad T. Weals; Breck Morrison; Brendon Bissonnette; Brett; Brett Banditelli; Brian Carpenter; Brian Eddy; Britt_Tulin; Brooke Casanova; Byron B Flateland; Caitlyn Nieblas; Capt Nicholas robbins; Cara Gallagher; Carin Berolzheimer; Carlos Enrique Pérez; Catherine MacRae; Cecilia Ruiz; Chad Carlson; Charles Landers; Charlie Pingree; chelsea bradley; Chelsi Edinger; Chloe Robinson; Chris Biertuempfel; Chris Campo; Chris Canipe; Chris Hill; Chris Johnson; Christina; Christine Diamond Santiago; Christine Kitchen; Christine Moore; Christopher Pankhurst; Cindy Belko; Cindy Marple; Cindy Miller Hopkins; Cindy Stanfield; Cit Rubio; Clara Elliott; Clare Averill; Cole Coker; Cynthia; Dakota Osborne; Dale Frink; Damon Holley; Dane McDermott; Daniel Cayton; Daniel Genuth; Daniel Gillies; Danielle Hall; Danielle Rasmussen; Dan Kaler; Dan W; David Buettner; David Hadley; David Klein; david tuggle; Dawn Hurley; Dayne Knowles; Debbie O'Hare; Debbie Pedersen; Debby Simpson; Deb Hooyman; Debi Thompkins-Neisius; Deborah Devos; Deborah Komatsu; Dee Ann Sigaty; Denise Hill; Denise Odion; Derek Hallum; Derek Zandvliet; Derrick Snell; Donald Shaul; Don Heffern II; Donna Shumaker; Douglas Burke; Drew Jackson; Duncan Armour; Eddie Bringenberg; Elisabeth Harrell; Elwood Marshall; Emanuella Guy Sion; Emily Race; Emily Tate; Emma John; Emma Keen; Entreazules; Era Horton; Eric Austin Yee; Erica Wirth; Erich Starzinger; Eric Niskanen; Eric Vartio; Erin Theis; Evelin Breuers; Ferd Bergholz; Finnlee Morgan; Florian Sauer; Floyd Hayes; Fran Bloom; Frank Fish; Frank Rotter; Frank Tetreault; Frank Wurtzel; Fusa; Gabby Garcia; Gabriel Navarro; Gail L Pierce; Garrick Schermer; Geoff Kerr; Ginger Sanders; Glenda; Grace Apfel; Gregory Zirbel; Haley Saxe; Hal Gant; Hannah Crazyhawk; Hans Swift; happywhalessab; Heather Orkis; HELENE COLLIN; Howard Matis; Irene Kurata; Jackie; Jack Phelan; jacob martinez; Jaden Martinez; James Coyer; James F C Hyde IV; James Moskito; James Pembrook; Jamie Byrne; Jason Salmans; Jay Spring; Jb; Jean-Louis Delezenne; Jeanne Hamilton; Jeff Fairbanks; Jeff Johnson; Jeffrey Liroff; Jeff Wendorff; jenifer gaitan; Jenna A; Jennie Geil; Jeremy Roberts; Jerry Zhang; Jessica Aubry; Jill Hill; Jill Matyuch; Jill Niederberger; Jim McKone; Jim Ollier; Joachim Bertrands; Joanne Bertuzzi; Joe Bybee; Joe Meuleman; Joe Wackerman; John F Linder; John House; John Mangold; John Pachuta; John Straw; Joshua Meza-Fidalgo; Joshua Tan; Judith Young; Juliana Vignale; Juliane Schlei; Julie Daltrey; Julie Kondor; Julie Priestley; Kade; Kaitlyn Kirkland; Kaitlyn Page; Kanak Naturals; Karen Brand; Karen Wilkinson; Karla Nyquist; Kate Kosman; Kate Pennington; Katherine McDermott; Kathleen Brown; Kathryn Burrington; Kathy Peavey; Kati; Kátia Silva; Kayla Briggs; Keith Brooks; Kelli Daugherty; Kelly Lambeth; Kelly M Coursey Gray; Kendra L Helvey; Kerstin Ko; Kevin Lee; Kimberly Nesbitt; Kim Thái; Kirsten; Klaus Beher; Kristen deVries; kristine erickson; Kristine Semsar; Kristin Powers; Kylee Walterman; Kylie West; Kyndale Williams; Laney Garcia; Lardeau Annick; Larissa Nelson; Laura Ackley; Laura Lopez; Laura Walsh; Lee Hazelton; Leslie Rapp; Liam Ragan; Lione Clare; Lisa Hansen; Liz Ramsey; LJ Chang; Lois Behr; Lomvi; Loriannah Hespe; Lory Barra; Lotti Keenan; Loyce Arthur; Loyce Clark; Luciana Fortes Borelli Costa; LV Deventer; Lynda Elkin; Machi Yoshida; Maddy Montgomery; Madeline Bahr; Maia Smith; Mandy Moon; Marcie Callewaert; Marc Pelissier; Margaret Burks; Marian Herz; Marie O'Shaughnessy; Marion JONCHERES; Mark Girardeau; Mark Harris; Mark OBrien; Martin Tassche; MaryAnn Boylan; Mary Jane Kanga; Mary S Browder; Mary Woodruff; Mason Donny; Matthew Chadwick; Matt Jackson; matt ziegler; Maureen Lare; Max Block; McKenzie Lepley; Megan Glasmann; Megan Montes; Megan Savage; Melanie Phelps; Melissa Haylock; Meri-K Ritter; Michael Boyd; Michael Druzynski; Michael McGuire; Michael Nelson; Michael Pierson; Michele Finn; Michelle McCune, DVM; MichelleRaiskin; Michelle Watkins; Mike Justa; Mindy Huston; Moira Yip; Mollie Cameron; Molly Batts; Monika Wieland Shields; Nanci Lewis; Nancy Rhodes; Nancy Wilkinson; Nata Lukas; Nath; Nic Brown Photo; Nico Heyning; Nicole; Nina Moysi; Nona Reimer; Olga Govor; Olivia Hanstad; Oscar Vasquez; Owen Newnan; paige selby; Pamela L Stahlak; Patrick Sysiong; Pedro Jesus Dominguez Mendez; Peter; Peter Acker; Peter Bedrossian; Phil Lane; Randolph Peck; Rand Rudland; Randy D Lord; Raquel Vasquez; Rebecca Malkewicz; Regina Domingo Esgleas; Rhys Watkin; Richard Holmes; Rick Bergstrom; Robert J Glowitz; Roberto GDLV; Robert Perry; Robin Alexis; Robin Froman; Robin Lowe; Ron Dukat; Roy Colbert; Ruxandra Receanu; Ryan Beck; Ryan Jones; Sam Rawlins; Sam Wallace; Sara Franson; Sarah Eslinger; Sarah Ford; Sarah Grimes; Sarah Kather; Sarah Wolf; Scott Mercer; Scott S; Scott Yungeberg; Sean Neilson; shannon; Shari Goforth Mendonoma Gray Whale Photo ID Project; Sharon Erickson; Shelley Johnson; Sheri Cohen; Shiree Goins; Shirley Coulson; Simon Cintz; Sophie Shelbourne; Stacy harris; Stephanie; steve; Steve Dodd; Steve Hampton; Steven Hamburger; Steven Samp Puras; Steve OToole; Steve Saville; Steve Smith; Stewart Rogers; Susana Saja; Susan Endres; Susan Levinson; Susanna Flaster; Susie Jensen; Suvithanandhini Loganathan; Suz; Suzanne Sevigny; SWFSC - Southwest Acoustic Ecology Lab; Sydney Minges; TabathaPearlAnn; Tammy Ash; Tammy kirwan; Taylour Arami; Ted Cheeseman; Terence May; Thomas McKeon; Tim Gannon; Tim Hill; Tom Hansen; Tom Kilroy; Tomoko Shimotomai; Tony Ernst; Tracie M. Sugo; Tracy Desiderio; Tracy Larson; Travis Murphy; Trevor Derie; Vanessa; Vanuza borges; Velia Cardin; Veronika Doppelreiter; Vincent von Kaenel; Virginia Caballero Slim; Wayne Lattuca; Weixiao Fu; Whale Watch Cabo; william levy; Wouter Verwee; Yves Roumazeilles; Zachariah; Zack Springer

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 ID1739
Seabirds0
Marine mammals2,824
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total2,824
Date, Begin2001-03-27
Date, End2024-07-10
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude22.49 - 66.49
Longitude-172.94 - 178.04
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2024-07-15
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