Happywhale - Humpback whale in South Atlantic Ocean

Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ted Cheeseman Happywhale
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Happywhale. 2024. Happywhale - Humpback whale in South Atlantic Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1766) 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 325 contributors in alphabetic order:

adam maire; Adriana Moretta; Adrian Boyle; Adriano Adamson Paiva; Agustina Ramirez; Alain Bidart; Alan Henry; Alan Johanson; Alan Jones; Aleksandr Trach; Alexander Assis Moreira; Alexandre Piemonte; Alexandre Zerbini; Alex Vogel; Aline de Jesus Lobo; Amy Kennedy; André Soller; Andrew Macau de Lima; Andrew Thompson; Anerléia Barbosa; Anna Astafurova; Anna Belcher; Annette Bombosch; Ashley Hamilton; Aurelio Rufo; Aurora Expeditions Greg Mortimer; Aurora Expeditions Sylvia Earle; Aveline Galea; Beatriz Ribeiro; Beatriz Rosse Queiroz; Becci Jewell; Beluga Zeng; Benjamin Wambergue; BENJAMIN WILLIAM PEARCE; Ben Osborne; Ben Phalan; BIA HETZEL; Brian Dolan; Brian Kirsch; British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research staff; Bronwen Trupp; Bruce Pailthorpe; Bruna Monteiro de Magalhães; Byron Elvin Berger; Camille De Castro; Carina Gsottbauer; Carla Fiorito; Carley Lowe; Carl Henry; Carlos Martins; Carmen; Carol Hemminger; Caroline Lupini; Carolyn Dankowski; Cecilia Facchola; César Augusto Gribaudo; Chiara Franzoni; Chris Croxson; Chris M; Chris & Monique Fallows; Chris Peryer; Christian Engelke; Chris Wilkinson; Cindy Marple; Cindy Miller Hopkins; Claude Peffer; Claudia Weber-Gebert; Colleen Goujjane; Conor Ryan; Crawford Anderson; Cynthia Wilson; Daiana Paula da Silva Cabral; Dale Frink; Dani Abras; Daniela Derron; Danielle Conry; Dave de Beer; David Boyarski; David Cummings; David Hurwitz; David Pechey; David Simms; Deborah Komatsu; Declan Troy; Diana Carvalho de Freitas; Dmitrii Kiselev; Dolores Muff; Dr. Johannes Meiler; Dyer Island Cruises; EcoSaber; Ecosul Turismo; Edgar Roller; Eli Konen; Elisa Seyboth; Ella Crowie; Ella Potts; Ellen Adelman; Els Vermeulen; Emily Clarke; Érika Coelho; Erika Ramos Mello; Evelien Haels; Ezra Siegel; Fabiana magon limonete; Fabiane Mota; Fabio; Felipe Buloto; Felipe Sousa Furtado; Filipe Versehgi Silva; Flávia de Paulo Daurelio; Frank Santos; Frank Tetreault; Gabriela C Oms; Gabriela Corso da Silva; Gabriela Fernandes; Gabriel Serwy Caram; G Adventures Expedition Team; Gareth Greenwood; Genna Roland; George Perry; Geovana cartaxo; Gerald Friesen; Gilmara Barros de Lima; Giovana H. Meneguin; Graham Knights; Gustavo Pedro de Paula; Gwenael Vourch; Hayley Adlam; Heidi Krajewsky; Heinz Toperczer; Heitor C; heitor rodrigues; Helder Antônio Medina Avila; Helen Ahern; Helena Muller Manzano; Helen Moore; Holly Harper; HUMPBACK WHALE INSTITUTE - BRAZIL; Ilha do Gato; Ingrid Van Keilegom; Inia; Isabel Spieth; Jack-Jan de Jonge; Jacqueline Bath; James F C Hyde IV; James Tyrrell; James William Lynn; James Wreyford; Jamie Coleman; Jan Werndl; Javier Cotin; Jeannine Winkel; Jean-Paul Hafner; Jeff; Jeff Bullied; Jeff Higgott; Jeff Thiemann; Jill Niederberger; Jim Wilson; jlddt; Joel Moore; Jo Feldman; John Belchamber; John Dickens; Joshua Matson; Joshua Pons; Joy Reidenberg; Judy Anderson; Judy Barnes; Juergen Gangoly; Julio Cardoso; Karen Backer; Karen Ballard; Karen Ordway; Karina Costa; Katlyn Taylor; Kendra Chittenden; Ken The Whale-man Moore; Kevin Elsby; Kimberly Nesbitt; Klaus Beher; KP Science; Kurtis Randall; Laís Machado; Lais Vilasbôas Azevedo; Lauren Farmer; Leah Hall; Leigh Segel; Leiv Poncet; Leon Strydom; Lidio França; Liliane Lodi; linda vaughn; Litty Tan; Lomvi; lsm971229; Lucca Spinola Perez; Ludmila faria; LUIZ OTAVIO FREITAS MAIA JUNIOR; Lyara Maurutto; Lynn Salmon; Madelyn Caltabiano; Magda Laís Paiva Diniz; Mailén Palma; Maíta Moura; MARCELO CANEPPELE; Marcelo Francisco de Lima; Marcel V. de Morais; Marcus Bergström; Maria Intxaustegi; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marilia Olio; Marina Leite Marques; Marine Ecology and Conservation Lab; Mario Fernando Prieto Peres; Mark Doing; Mark Harris; Markus Tamm; Martin Anstee; Martin Collins; Martin Digby; Mathilde Hoogerwerf; Matthew Germishuizen; Maycon Victorino Cardoso; Mdu Seakamela; Melisa Coronel; Merlijn Hulsenboom; Michael P Rubinstein; Michael Scott; Mike Greenfelder; Miranda; Monica Franco da Fonseca; Monika Trümper; MS Fridtjof Nansen; MS Roald Amundsen; MS Seaventure citizen science; Namibian Dolphin Project; Natália Carneiro; Natalie Ensor; Nereida Paris; Nicholas Fourie; Nikki; Nir Shaviv; Pamela Le Noury; Patagonia Azul; Patrick Rüegg; Paula Olson; Paul Lipschitz; Paul Page; Pedro Cappelli Saad Raizer; Peter Amster; Petra Glardon; Phil Crane; Pieter Gorzeman; Pippa Low; Plancius; Projeto Amigo da Jubarte; Rachel Rodell; Raphael Silveira; @redemarbrasil; Renata Sousa-Lima; Richard Ingels; Richard Nicoll; Roberta Becker Montibeller; Robert Carr; Robert Stallard; Rodrigo Passos dos Santos; ROSEMBERGG LOURES RODRIGUES; R Schimpf; Ruben Fijn; Sabina Bleisch; Sacha Viquerat; Sandra Wayman; Sanne Paarman; Sarah Kather; Sarah Keenan; Sara Jenner; Seamade; Sea Shepherd Brasil; Sergio Cipolotti; Shirley; Shreya; Sidney Batista Dutra Júnior; Simone Eley; Simon Elwen; Siyu Liu; Southern Right Charters; Stefan Kaeser; Steph & Oli Prince; steve; Stuart Harley; Sue Flanagan; Susan Albrecht; Susan Portnoy; suse kuhn; Tamima Itani; Tatiana Mantovani Miranda dos Santos; Tatiane de Oliveira Hirose; Ted Cheeseman; Thais Hokoç M Melo; Thais Marina Prado; Thiago Onofre Pinheiro Rosa; Thomas Kuwatsch; Thomas Ronge; TIAGO BARACHO; Tiago Rodrigues; Tim Stenton; Tobias Brehm; Tom Barcley; Tom odbert; Tony Chewter; Tony wright; Troels Jacobsen; Trond Elde; Umesh Madan; Vahe Guzelimian; Valeria D'Agostino; Valérie Vogelsanger; Virginia Mach; Vivian Lambert; Vivianne Torres Mendonça; Wang Xiaogang; Wayne Brown; WhaleExpeditionSA; Yanco Gomes Ferreira

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 ID1766
Seabirds0
Marine mammals7,868
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total7,868
Date, Begin1983-02-06
Date, End2024-03-28
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-60.00 - -0.70
Longitude-67.50 - 19.47
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2024-05-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
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