Happywhale - Humpback Whale in North Atlantic Ocean

Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke

Citation

Happywhale. 2022. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in North Atlantic Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1764) 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 683 contributors in alphabetic order:

aalilith; Abigail R Van Hemmen; Adam Rheborg; Adrian Boyle; Agne; Agostino Mirone; Aisha Yousuf; Alan Charlton; Alayna Hawkins; Alessandro Verga; Alethea Leddy; Alexa Kershaw; Alexander Moriarty; Alexandra Abel; Alexandra Plüss Schmidlin; Alex Brenner; Alex Searle; Alex Vogel; Alicia Ernst; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Allied Whale - Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company; Allied Whale North Atlantic Humpback Whale Catalog; Allison Schroer; Allison Smith; Al Weishar; Amanda Smith; Amy; Amy Fowler; Amy Tudor; Anand P Kruttiventi; Anastasia Kunitsa; Anatoly; Andreas Huppert; Andrea Stover; andrew stevenson; Andrew Stevenson; Andrew Weber; Andrzej Karon; Andy Hollingsworth; Andy Vallans; Andy Williams; Angelo Fernandez; Angie M; Anik Boileau (CERSI); Anke; Annette Bombosch; Anne Varrasso; anthea croser; Anthony Battista; Antoine Viot; Anton Chaiko; Antonio; Aquatic Adventures Citizen Scientists; Ashley Hamilton; Atlantiangra - whale watching; Audrey; Audun Rikardsen; Avner Chen; Ayla Savelieva; Azores Experiences; Barbara Angarone; Barbara Hall Blumer; Barbara Mott; Barbara Nunn; Barbara Stabile; Bar Harbor Whale Watch; Barry F; Barry Gutradt; Barry Skinner; Bart Heirweg; Ben; Berit Solstad; Bernard Bergeron; Beth Simmons; Betsy Kelly; bev dant; Beverly Orthwein; Bill Cork; bill hunnewell; Bill Mick; Bill Tucker; Bill Vlcek; Bjarki; Bonnie Gretz; Bonnie Moreschi; Boyd Taylor; Brenda Tregunna; Brett; Brian Doherty; Brian Martin; Brian Weber; Bridget Fauser; brinley; Brittany Bowering; Bruce Meldrum; Bruce Schuette; Bryan Payne; Bryan Reif; Caitlin Fitzmaurice; Cameron Reid; Cape Ann Whale Watch; Capt Gary Dunzelman; Carina Gsottbauer; Caroline Kelley; Carol Irwin; Carolyn Egazarian; Cascadia Research Collective; Catherine MacRae; Catherine Marck; Cecilia Bjelke; Cecilia creighton; Cees Tineke; Charles Thomas; Charlotte; Charlotte Price; Chelsea pugh; Cheryl; Chloé Chartrand; Chris Canipe; Chris Charles; Chris Croxson; Chris DeVivo; Chris Paparo; Chris Sprague; Christian Engelke; Christian Turek; Christina Grieve; Christina McMahon; Christine Ellsworth; Claire Gatherall; Claire Thomas; Clara Beamish; Claude Joiris; Claudia Villa; Claudia Wagner; Colby Brokvist; Colleen Humphries; Conor Ferrin; Conor Ryan; Corey Leamy; Cristin McKee; Dale Frink; Damon Mullins; dana Landesman; Dana Matson; Dan Carmen; Dan Harville; Dani Chow; Daniel Aurelio Reyes; Dan M; Daria; DarrenJew; Dave Harryman; DAVID ALLAN; David Glassberg; David Kaposi; David K. Cairns; david lambert; David Orr; David Simms; Dawn; Dawn Devitt; Deana Glenz; Dean Dey; Debbie; Debbie Rumbolt; Debbie Thompson; Deb Carter; Deb Stewart; Deb Young; Denise Attwood; Denison Church; Dennis Boon; De Wulf Maurina (maluga); Diane Byrd; Divya Singh; Dominic P; Dominique Caverly; Don Davison; Don Kaplan; Donna Ikenberry; Don Pepperell; Doris Muckenheim; Doug Cheeseman; Douglas Gochfeld; Dr Mike Gibson; Dulon Nicolas; Durlan Ingersoll; Eddy Thys; edporopat; Elaine Green; Elena Bjerre Nielsen; Eline van Aalderink; Elizabeth Purcell; Elizabeth Sparrow; Elizabeth Zwamborn; Elke; Ellen Gomez; Emer Keaveney; Emily Condley; Emma Luck; Emma Webb; Era Horton; Eric Austin Yee; Eric Carr; Eric Clark; Eric DesRosiers; Eric Hynes; Eric Robinson; Eric Seidlitz; Erin Robertson; Esther Connock; Eva Bönninger; evelyn dumka; Ewa Malinowska; Faan Weldhagen; Federico Arribere; Felicia Capelle; Floris van Haarst; fm5050; Frances Pieters; Franck Hollander; François Hogue; Frank Hennicke; Frederik Van de Perre; Gabrille Lopez; Gail Koza; Gale McCullough; Gary Gittis; Gary Simmons; Gavin Pattison; Gemma O'Connor; Genna Roland; Geoff Kerr; George Penokie; George Woodland; Germán Orizaola; Gerry Runte; Gina Marie Greer; Gleb; GordieBryce; Gordon Glen; GothamWhale; Grace Guiney; Graham Downer; grant james-thomas; Greg MARTIN; Gregory P. Key; Guy DiRoma; Guylaine Marchand; Gwenda; Hal Whitehead; Hannah Lawson; Hans Verdaat; Heather Jakobsen; Heather Reser; Helen Ahern; Hella Martens; Henk Meeuwes; Herman de Jongh; Holly A Hogan; Hussain M; Iain Allison; Ian Winter; Ibrahim Urooj Saeed; Ingo Huber; Ivan lubberts; Ivan Smirnov; Jackie Cestero; Jackie Weston; Jack-Jan de Jonge; Jack Lawson; Jaime Bennett; James Coyer; James Deakin; James F C Hyde IV; James M Jackson; Jamie Coleman; Jamie McWilliams; Jan Factor; Janita van Timmeren; Jan Laufer; Jan P. Zegarra; Jan Stirnberg; Jasmina Kull; Jason Medd; Jason Romanus; Javier Cotin; Jay Tulk; Jeanne Cunningham; Jeannine Winkel; Jeff Bates; Jeff Bjornson; Jeff Clarke; Jeff Friedman; Jeff Litton; Jeffrey Stewart; Jeff Singleton; Jen; Jenna Stoddard; Jennifer Curley; Jeremy Roberts; Jerry Meyers; Jessica Bauman; Jessica Bonosky; Jim Curran; Jim Edwards; Jim Scarff; Jim Tchobanoff; Jim Wilson; Joachim Larssen; Joachim Rosenoegger; Joanne Buddle; Jo Clark; Jodi Frediani; Jody Collins; Joel Moore; Joel Sheppard; jofree; Johan Carlsson; Johanne Thomas; John Chardine; John Ellert; John Haynes; John J King II; Johnny Giese; John Truong; Jonathan Feist; Joonas Kinni; Jordyn Wilson; Joseph Pender; Jo Shackleton; Josh Dyck; Josh Wallace; Joy van der Beek; JT; Judith Scott; Judy Leclerc; Julia Huebner; Juliane Schlei; Julianne Taylor; Julie Berge; julie Boccaccio; Justin Brown; Karen Francis; Karen Hayes; Karen Wilson Baptist; Karl-Heinz Müller; Kate Draa; Kate Stafford; Katharine; Kathie Rokita; Kathleen Gloria; Kathy Boyle; Kay Careen; Kelly Kammer; Kelly Plaas; Kelsey Achenbach; Kelsey Ouellette; Ken Balcomb; Ken McCrimmon; Kenneth Knowles; Keri Newman; Kerstin Langenberger; Kevin Lisota; Kike Calvo; Kimberly Irish; Kimberly Nesbitt; Kimberly Randal; Kim LeBlanc; Kim Miller; Kim Reuselaars; Kim Sawicki; Kirill; Kirsten MacTaggart; Kirstine Østerby Najbjerg; Kirstin Jones; Kjersti Holmang; Kristen Augulewicz; Kristen Culp; Kristen Modesitt-Dukes; Kristi Cernohous; Kristin Rayfield; Kristy Morley; Kuba; Kurt Johnson; Kurt Tometich; Kyle Arvin; Kyle Noftall; Lacy Cramer; Lambert Family Adventure Tours; Lara Eade; Larry Bradfish; Lars Maltha Rasmussen; Laura Hale-Lawler; Laura Jourdan; LAURA RODRIGUEZ; Laure; Laurel McClean; Lauren Farmer; Laverne E Goering; Lester Green; Lianne Thompson; Libby Orcutt; Linda Burback; Linda Ulak; Lindsay Curtis; Linnet Tse; Lisa Embree; Lisa Hildebrand; Lisa Hofmann; Lisa Steiner; Liza Clark; logan schoppert; Luca Adami; LucieP; Lucile Sachot; Lucky; Luisa Longo; Luís MD Barcelos; Lynn Votaw; Maartend; Madalena; Maddi Mitchell; Maëva Accart; Mandy Gibson; Mandy Houston; mandy mcgrew; Marcella; Marcin Solowiej; Marc Pelissier; Marcus Bergström; Margaret Easton; Mariann Cyr; Mariel Murazzi; Marie Mrusczok; Marilia Olio; Marjanne Claassen; Marjorie Hawkins; Mark Bos; Mark Harris; Mark Malchoff; Mark Morse; Mark OBrien; Marko Oudenaarden; Mark Rentz; Mark Schlaefer; Mark Wiley; Martin Lipman; martin p goodey; Mary-Clayton Enderlein; Matteo; Matthew; Matthew lambert; Matt Kelly; Matt whitbeck; Memorial University of Newfoundland; Menkab, il respiro del mare; Meredith Jack; Michael Burn; Michael Farkas; Michael Jackson; Michael O'Brien; Michael Scott; Michael Sherry; Michael Taylor; Michel DUPUY; Michele Kelly; Michelle Gallaher; Michelle schooley; Miguel Silva Soares; Mike Desiderio; Mike Kimpton; Mike Petrik; Mike Woolfolk; Millie LaPierre; Mirko Lischer; Mitch Doucet; Mithriel MacKay; Mona Cline; More North American Humpbacks (MoNAH); Mr. Ronald Henry Cooper; MS Fram; MS Otto Sverdrup; MS Spitsbergen; Nacho Oria; Nadine Habib; nancy johnson; Natalie Flood; Nathaniel Stekler; Nathan Kelley; Nathan M Appel; Neil McEntaggart; Nele Wellinghausen; New England Aquarium; Nicholas Jacobs; Nick King; Nicola Day; Nicola Hodgins; Nicolas Mejía Toribio; Nicole Boudreau; Nicole Chouinard; Nicole Leavitt; Nicole Slabonik; Nikki; NymeriaSand; Ocean Research and Education Society (OERS); OMMAG; Oswaldo Vasquez; Pádraig Whooley; Pamela Le Noury; Pat O'Flaherty; Patricia Jones; Patricia Mclaren; Patricia Mezzina; Patrick Scherer; Patrick Sysiong; Patterson Hunte; Paul Cottis; Paul D; Paul James; Paul.Peluso; Paul Soulby; Payal S; Penny Ruvelas; perennec thierry; Peter Anderson; Peter Carstens; Peter Diegutis; Peter Freeman; Peter Nelson; Peter Wilson; Petra; Petra Glardon; Philip Buzby; Philip Graham; Philip Shearer; Phil Sykes; Rachael Barber; Rachel Dion; Rae Ann Quirion; Rafael Martins; Raghavan Nair; Raina Burke; Ralph Lee Hopkins; Raphael pepin; Raúl Fernando Ramírez Barragán; Renata Gilarova; Renato; Rhonda Buxton; Ricardo Ventura; Richard Allan; Richard Simon; Richard W Dolan; Richard White; Richard Winston; Rich MacNeil; Rick Bergstrom; Ric Rens; Riley Aronson; Robert A. Boas; Robert Andrew Ferguson; Robert Mann; Robert Ryan; Robert Wälter; Robin Leuthardt; Rob Sherrell; Rodrigo A. Martinez Catalan; Rodrigo Castro; Ron Macdonald; Rory Jackson West Cork Ocean Tours; rosalie c walrack; Rosemary Hillis; Rozanne Mackie; Rupert Kirkwood; Sabina Boon; Sabrina Voswinkel; Sally Walton; Sam Tedcastle; Sandra Murray; Sanne Bakkers; Sara Brautigam; Sara Franson; Sarah Heldt; Sarah Hyde; Sarah Kather; Sarah Pressley; Sarah Robinson; Sara Shimazu; sawer; Scott Howell; Scott Kelman; Scott Pudwell; Sean Brady; Seraf van der Putten; Serguei Ponomarenko; Shannon; Shannon Dobbs; Shara Fancey; Sharon Hirsch; Shelby Gold; S. Helgu; Shelley Lonergan; Shenaz Khimji; Sierra Brown; Simon Berrow; Simone Panigada; Simon Epperlein; Simon villeneuve; Sloan Massie; S&N; Soazic Dacal; Sophie Casa; Soren Despain; SOS Dolfijn; Special Tours; Spyros Zacharioudakis; Stacey Boss; Staffan Bjornesjo; Steffo Polar; Stella Liedtke; Stephanie Newkirk; stephen crouch; Stephen Middleton; Stephen Price; Steve J; Steve Morse; Steven Abbondondelo; Steven A Robenalt; Steve Willetts; Stu simpson; Sue McMullen; Sue Soldoff; Sukho Kongtawong; Suranjith Peiris; Susan Hale; Susanne; Susan Wenk; Suzanne Conant; Suzanne Livingstone; Sveta; Sylvia; Tanja; Tanja Bayer; Tatiana; Taylor Kotlar; Ted Cheeseman; Terra Azul; Terry Godfrey; Tesia Smith; The Humpback Dive Shack; Theo Vickers; Thijs van den Berg; Thomas Kohn; Thomas Olufson; Tilly Royden; Tim A Creasy; Tim Wilschetz; Tine Japp; Tobias Brehm; Tom; Tom and Lindsay Bell; Tom Conlin; Tom Conners; Tom Green; T. Pieper; Trent Stubbs; Trinity Eco-tours; Trish; Turks and Caicos Islands Whale Project; Veronika Doppelreiter; Victoria Stokes; Victor Wiens; Vincent von Kaenel; Wageningen Marine Research; Walter Churchill; Walter Swett; Whale Wise; Will Ganza; Wolfgang Jaekel; Wolfgang Schonberger; Years of the North Atlantic Humpback whale (YoNAH); Yves Fleuriot

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 ID1764
Seabirds0
Marine mammals9,256
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total9,256
Date, Begin1972-06-28
Date, End2022-09-23
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude15.10 - 80.05
Longitude-155.80 - 47.33
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2022-12-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
See metadata in static HTML
See metadata in FGDC XML
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