Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Southern Ocean

Happywhale

Dataset credit

Happywhale and contributors

Contacts

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

Citation

Happywhale. 2022. Happywhale - Humpback Whale in Southern Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1767) 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 972 contributors in alphabetic order:

Abby Long; Abhishek Gurung; Abigail palin; Ab Steenvoorden; Adam Korczowski; adam maire; Adely Dayan Hamoui; Adrian Ashman; Adrian Boyle; Adrian Vasquez; Agustin Ullmann; Ainars Zarins; ajay berdia; Alain Bidart; Alain Desbrosse; Alan Cameron; Alan Edgar; Alan Johanson; Alan Jones; Alan Lillich; alan Stevens; Alan Tottle; alan west; Alec; Alex; Alexander Foster; Alexander Romanovskiy; Alexander Unmack; Alex Borowicz; Alex Cowan; Alex Forman; Alex Lorenz; Alex Sullivan; Alex Williams; Alfredo Carrasco Valdivieso; Alicia; Alicia Kalmanovitch; Alicia Pla Lafargue; Ali Liddle; Alisa Kiva; Alisa Schulman-Janiger (California Killer Whale Project); Alison Howlett; Allan Henderson; Allison Conlon; Allison Cusick; Allison Lee; Allison Proano; AltairJilgildiyev; Amy Stevens; Anastasia Ezhova; Andrew Peacock; Andrew Thompson; Andy Rose; Anelio Aguayo-Lobo; Angela Devaney; Anita North; Anna; Anna Astafurova; Anna Bulleid; anna maria gibellini; Anna McGinley; Anna Pillich; Ann Donovan; anne harlow; Annelie Saroglou; Anne Moodie; Anne Morden; Annette Bombosch; Annie Ford; AnninaS; Antar Dayal; Anthony Benedetto; Anthony Pearce; Anthony Rominske; Antoine Viot; April Ryan; Arjen Drost; Arlene Ripley; Arno; Ashley Hamilton; Ashley Perrin; Aute Kasdorp; Avner Chen; Babsi Neubarth; barry; Barry Frost; Barry Johnson; barry kennedy; Barry Kettlety; Barry Miller; Belinda Baccarini; Bella; Ben Franklin; Benida Solow; Benjamin Cáceres; Ben Osborne; Ben Wallis; Berend-Jan Bel; Berit Solstad; Bernadette; Bernard Girma; Bernardo Alps; Bert; Beth Caldwell; Betty Berry; Bille; Bill Eggbeer; B M Jay; Bob; Bob Burger; Bob Davies; Bob Lough; Bob Perchonok; Bonnie Gretz; Bonnie Hollibush; Bonnie Sachs; Boo Borsberry-Woods; Boudewijn aan de Stegge; Brad Borkan; Brandi Sima; Brandon Hagg; Breck Morrison; Brian Barrett; Brian Dolan; Brian Solodar; Brigid Corrigan; Brigit Rooney; Brittany Suarez; Bryan McDonald; Bryan Thorne; Byron Elvin Berger; Callie; Calvin Cheng; Cam Allen; Cameron Bumgarner; Camilla Manson; Camilo Rada; Candelaria Reymundo Santos; Candice; Carina Gsottbauer; Carla Gilbert; Carlos Martins; Carlos Olavarria; Carol Aten; Caroline Conver; Caroline Egan; Carol Irwin; Carol Petersen; Carolyn Dankowski; Carolyn Peterson; Carolyns79; Cassidy O'Bryant; Catherine Birt; Cathrine Perkins; Cathy; Cathy Tugmon; Catriona Franck; Cees Tineke; Charlotte Braungardt; Charmaine Gallego; Chen Shao Hua; Cheryl Evans; Cheryl Foster; Cheryl Stewart; Chris Croxson; Chris Sumrow; Christiaan Luteijn; Christian Engelke; Christian Savigny; Christian Thrane; Christian Wegener; Christine Mason; Christine Webb; Christophe Duc; Christopher Evans; Christopher Gegenheimer; Christopher Spitler; Chris Van Winkle; Chuck Gavaletz; Chung Lee; Chun Yang; Cindy Marple; Claire Garrigue; Clark Snodgrass; Claude Joiris; Claude Peffer; Claudia Schmidt; Clemens Vanderwerf; Clément Therace; Colby Brokvist; Conor Ryan; Cooper Faust; Cory Shaddox; Craig Bates; Craig Hayslip; Craig Kent; Crawford Anderson; Curtis Jones; Cyril VATHELET; Dagmar Giesen; Dagmar Kitzmann; Damon Stapinsky; Dan Brown; Dan Harville; Dani Abras; Daniel Mayer; Daniel Scarparolo; Dan Linehan; Daphné Buiron; Daren Burney; Darrel DeLong; Darryl Radstake; Dave B Smith; Dave Katz; Dave P; Dave Parsons; David Blaen; David Detmer; David Duran; David Gamba; David German; David Gibbs; David Hartman; David Hinchliffe; David Kassel; David King; David Pechey; David Tsiang; Dawn Gurtner; Dean Gushee; Deanna Rieden; Debbie Goodykoontz; Deborah Wettlaufer; Deb Philipps; dennis greenhill; Derek Oyen; Dick Brown; Diego Solano; Dmitrii Kiselev; Dolores Muff; Dominic Sasse; Don; Donald Britton; Donna Ikenberry; Doug Cheeseman; Doug Clark; Doug Gould; Doug Hattaway; Doug Mahugh; Doug Murray; Doug Nowacek; Dr. Linda Stogner; Dr. med Hartmut Bombosch; Duane Schaaf; Duncan Armour; Duncan Jones; Ed Bennett; Eddy Thys; Edith Simonson; Edward Rooks; Elena Bjerre Nielsen; Eleuthera du Breuil; Elfyn Pugh; Elie Vannier; Elisa Rodríguez Giglio; Elizabeth Bradfield; Elizabeth Spear; Eli Zaharieva; elizaveta; Ella Potts; Ellen du Pont; Elsa Freschet; Emma Rose; Eric Carr; Eric Chen; Eric Schweizer; Erin Gless; Erin Mullen; Ernest Brody; Ernie Bonacum; Erwin van Vroenhoven; Espen Mills; Esther van der Stappen; Ethan Chen; Eugenia Lee; Eva Maria Jung; Eva Pekarova; Ezra Siegel; Fabrice Schmitt; Fangge Lin; Fanny; Fanny Adomat; Fernando Félix Grijalva; Flip Nicklin; Florence Wolf; Fran Eichler; Frank Adriaensen; Frank Dankers; Frank Fish; Frank Jacobs; Frank J. Vigil; Frank Tetreault; Friedlaender BTBEL; Gabi Gomez; Gabriela Kern; Gail Addis; Gail Nichol; Gail Richardson; Gary Batcheller; Gary Liddle; Gary Marsh; Gary Rose; Gavin Stark; Gene Berry; Genna Roland; Genny May; George Penokie; Georgina; Georgina Palmer; Gerald Friesen; Geraldine; Gerhard Petter; Gilbert Baltzinger; Gill Lockwood; Gill Wilson; glenn kessler; Gloria Gonzalez; Grace Best-Devereux; Graeme Wilson; Grazyna Lasek; Greg Boreham; Greg Greet; Guilhem; Hai Nguyen; Hal Espo; Haley Saxe; Hamish Laird; Hannah; Hannah Brightley; Hannah Lawson; Hanna Michel; Hanne Schmidt; Hans Verdaat; happywhalessab; Hayley Crowden; Hayley Newell; Heather; Heidi Eckard; Heidi Krajewsky; Heike Dietzmann; Heiko Egenolf; Helen Ahern; Helen Moore; Hella Martens; Henning; Henry Páll Wulff; HE Yu; Hilary Barton; Holly Flynn; Hondius; Horst Klotz; Howard Arndt; Hugh Rose; Iain Carson; Ian Livey; Ian Parsons; Ian Prain; Ian Routley; Ian Smith; Ilja Reijnen; Ina Condrea; Isan Skarbinski; James F C Hyde IV; James McCormack; James Moore; James Procida; James William Lynn; Jamie; Jamie Coleman; Jamie Colliver; Janet Shaw; Jan Hvizdal; Janina; Jan-Peter Onstwedder; Jared Towers; Javier Cotin; Jay Banbrooke; Jayne Ryan; Jay Paul; Jaz Hsu; Jean; Jean Michel Besancon; Jeanne Stratton; Jeannine Winkel; Jeff; Jeff Higgott; Jeff Litton; Jeff Mirkin; Jeff Nagel; Jeff Reynolds; Jennifer Blythe; Jennifer Roux; Jenny Grayson; Jenny Starick; Jenny Varley; jerry; Jessica Daly; Jessie Arnell; Jian Shen; jill cruse; Jill Pickett; Jim Donlon; Jimmy Yu; Jim Parks; Jim Wilson; jlddt; Jo; Joan E. Tosh; Joanna Lim; Joanne Selby; Jochen Ricker; Jock; Jodi Frediani; Jody Elliott; Joe Kaplan; Joel Moore; Joerg Schanko; Joe Warren; Jo Feldman; Joffrey Dambour; John Adkins; John Barry; John Carlson; John & Carolyn; John Chardine; John Comisky; John Cuthbert; John Fennell; John Gwyther; John J King II; John Manion; John Mastandona; John mccabe; John Myett; Johnny Giese; John Pavelka; John Roberts-Harry; John Rogers; Jonathan Irish; Jo Newnham; Jon Fuhrmann; Jonny Milward; Jon Washer; Jordan Timpy; Jorge Acevedo; joselyn fenstermacher; Joseph Anderson; Joseph Helseth; Jo Shackleton; Joshua Harris; Joyce Guojun Ma; J. R. Patee; Judith Schaeffer; Judith Scott; Julia Brown; Julia Colli; Julia Ivanchikova; Julia Moffett; Juliana Tay; Julianne; Julie Albright; Julie Chadwick; Julie Cronin; Julie Daltrey; Julie Dunnigan; Julien Chagnon; Julie Nicholls; Julio Cardoso; Julio Santos; June Davidson; Kai Haase; Kalasara Del Viscovo; karen McMullen; Karen Polzin; Karen Romano Young; Kari Dahlstrom; Karina; Karina Vishnyakova; Karin Raemdonck; Kate Cummings; Kate Spencer; Katey Arnold; Kathy D'Arnay; Katie Crafts; Katie Little; Katzenpfoten; Kayvon; Keith Fitzpatrick; Keith Scholfield; Kelli Dutto; Kelly Cure; Kelly Perlewitz; Kelly Shaffer; Kendra Chittenden; Kenneth Hart; Kenneth Keller; Kenneth WY Chan; Ken Wright; Kerstin Langenberger; Kevin Closs; Kevin Lisota; Kevin Morgan; Kevin West; Kike Calvo; Kimberly Nesbitt; Kim Chater; Kirsten Thompson; KirstyVenter; Kitty Swanson; Klaus Liphard; Kristina Kalb; Kristin Bryant; Kristin Davis; kristy; Kristy; Kuba; Kurtis Randall; Kurt Liewer; Lancy Cheng; Larry Brilliant; Larry Dicus; Larry Orr; Larry Worter; Lars Maltha Rasmussen; Laura Avakian; Laura Cowburn; Laura Jourdan; Laura K.O. Smith; Laurence Fischer; Lauren Farmer; Lauri; Laurie Martz; Leandra Gonçalves; Leandro Herrainz; Lee Nackman; Lei; Leoni South; Libby Levison; Lida pimper; Li Jia; Linda Hoe; linda lesslie; Linda Roolker; Lin Mo; Lisa DeSimone; Lisa Korklan; Lisa Macmillan; Lisa Roudabush; LIUBAI; L Nichols; Logan Pallin; Loran Wlodarski; Lorraine Grant; Lottie van Kempen; Lou Newman; Lou Provan; Luciano Dalla Rosa; Luis Ku; Lu, Thomas; Lyn Emerich; Lyn Forster; Lynn Salmon; Madalena; Madeleine Brasier; Madeline Bahr; Madoc Troup; Magda Ch; Maggie MacPherson; Malcolm Barents; Mallinose; Manjula Verma; Marc DeHart; Marcel Bayer; Marcelo Flores; Marchal françois; Marci Koltonuk; Marco Zatti; Marc Pelissier; Marcus Bergström; Margaret Manson; Maria Bakker; María Claudia Diazgranados; Maria Kooiman; Maria Laura Marcias; Marian Herz; Mariela Cornejo; Marie-Paul; Marijke Nita de Boer; Marilia Olio; Marilou Delignieres; Marine Mammal Ecology Group, University of Auckland; Mario Hendricks; Mari Orkin; Marit; Marji Puotinen; Mark; Mark Crowe; Mark Doing; Mark Langston; Mark Stevenson; Markus Burger; Markus Tamm; Mark W Greene, MD; Marley Watkins; Martina; Martina Watson; Martin Meier; Martin Pögelt; Martin Renner; Mary Gavila; Mary Van Zalingen; Marzena Rolka; Mason Hu; Matt; Matt Heffner; Matthew; Matthew Chadwick; matthew illsley; Matt Parker; Maurice van de Maele; Maxcai; Megan Hall; Megan McOsker; Meg Hall; Meike Sjoer; Melanie Glaubitz; Melissa; Menno; Michael Durr; Michael Govan; Michael Hetman; Michael Jackson; Michael Kalm; Michael Lewis; Michael Peer; Michael Quinn; Michael Schopp; Michael Wade; Michael Whitwell; Mick Johns; Mike Donald; Mike Greenfelder; Mike Khusid; Mike Lowry; Mike Morelock; Mike Nolan; Mike Schwinn; Mikko Heikkila; Mindy and Paul Blaski; Ming Him Li; Mitzi; Mocca83; Molly Stoele; Monika Cienkowska; Monika Kloudova; Morten Hollænder Beeck; MOSTAJO Geoffroy; MV Gondwana; Nadine; Nadine Habib; nancy goforth; Natalie Gillis; Nathan Kelley; Nathan Small; neil best; Neil C Harris; Nicholas Hoskins; Nicola Silver; Nicole Janinhoff; Nicole Rosen; Nie Xiaomeng; Nigel Watson; Nikki; Noah Strycker; Nolwenn & Pauline; Oana Claudia Gasit; Oksana Savenko; Olive Andrews; OliverKunz; Olivier Blaud; Olivier Dochy; Omri Berkovich; Pablo Fernicola; Pacific Whale Foundation; Pamela Le Noury; Pamela Reynolds; Pascal Ronde; Pat Antliff; Pat Lurcock; Patrick Dowd; Patrick Stache; Patrick Sysiong; Paul Curtis; Paul Jennings; Paul Parsons; Paul Peacock; Paul Turner; Per A. Nilsen; perennec thierry; Per Nikolaj Bukh; Pete; Pete Parker; Pete Peterson; Peter Amster; Peter Clement; Peter de Rouw; Peter Enich; Peter Foster; Peter Gaertner; Peter Gifford; Peter Gill; Peter Ibbotson; Peter Kelvin; Peter Nelson; Peter Strachan; Petra Glardon; Philip; Philip Buzby; Philip Devereux; Philip Graham; Philippe Jeanty; Philip Stone; Philip van Dueren; Phillip Hunter; Phillip Terry; Phil Palmer; Phil Schultz; Pierre Bendayan; Pierre-Luc Dube; Pim Wolf; Pippa Low; Plancius; Polar Latitudes Citizen Scientists; Pradeep Kumar Agrawal; Qi Su; Rachel; Rafael; Rafic Minkara; Ralph Lee Hopkins; Ralph Lindzon; Ramon Lucas; Ranald Hollan; R. A. Reese; Raul Nelson; Ray Wells; Rebecca Erdelyi; Rebecca Niemiec; Rebecca Rawalt; REICHLING; Rémi Bigonneau; RENATA HANOTOVA; Rhiannon Craig; Rhoda West; Richard Crandell; Richard Gamertsfelder; Richard Jones; Richard Masterson; Richard Renn; Richard Schifreen; Richard White; Rich Hudnut Jr; Rich Macdonald; Rick And Peggy Pittaro; Rinske; Rita Kluge; Rob Barlow; Rob Cottom; Robert A. Boas; Robert Carlin; Robert Carr; Robert Dunn; Robert Matthews; Robert Melin; Robert Miller; Robert Parker; Robert Pitman; Robert Rolley; Robert Rosenstein; Robert Taylor; Robert White; Rob Williams; Robyn Woodward; Rod Long; Rohan Sharma; Rolf Caspar; Ronald Bryson; RoNic; Rosalie Greer; ROTA Danielle; Roy Booth; Ruben Fijn; Ruben Hein; Rupert Kirkwood; Russell Welch; Ruth Dix; Sabine Kloos; Sacha Viquerat; Sailing Zephyros; Sally Mizroch; Samantha Derasse; Sam Gulino; Sam Murr; Samuel Huntington; Sandeep Gandhi MD; Sandra McMahon; Sandra Walser; Sandy Mendel; Sara Catella; Sarah; Sarah Kather; Sarah Keenan; Sarah Widman; Sarah Wrightson; Sara Jenner; Sara Tkaczyk; Sasa Lin; Scandar Jacob; Sean Todd; Sebastian Matias Lescano; Sebastian Schehlmann; Sebastian Shaw; Seth Gadinsky; sgan-cohen noam; Shan Feng; shannon; Shantha Jain; Sharon Hirsch; Sharon Studley; Shaun Kerigan; Shayne Sanders; sherrie weiss; shijo jose; Shirley Ritsch; SH Minerva - Swan Hellenic; Shun Cheung; Sid Ali; Sidney Wolff; sikko de Graaf; Silke Meyer-Arndt; SilverTravellers; Simon Böhm; Simon Tonge; Simon van D; Siyu Liu; Sonia Pazos de Diego; Sophie Ballagh; Sophie Macken; sstein; Stacey Cropper; Staffan Vedin; Stefan Bernhard; Steffo Polar; Stephanie Newkirk; Stephanie Webb; Stephen Anstee; Stephenie Ezzy; Stephen Oppenheim; Stephen Tattersall; Steph & Oli Prince; steve; Steve Geelhoed; Steve Hample; Steve Kent; Steve Maclean; Steven Seelig; Steven Wincor; Stuart Hampton; Sue Ballenski; Sue Forbes; Sue Taylor; Susan; Susan Adie; Susan Jenkins; Susan Kilrain; Susan M Lacy; Susanna Flaster; Suzie Hanlan; Swathi Singh; Syd Yates; Sylvie Rondeau; taggart; Taylor Ogborn; Tea Tibilovi; Ted Cheeseman; Ted Creek; Ted Rainaud; Teresa Blase; Teresa Sarmina; Terry Godfrey; tex texin; Therese Horntrich; Thibaud SCOTTI; Thijs van den Berg; Thomas Curfs; Thomas De Marco MD; Thomas Doody; Thomas Hermann; Thomas Mitchell; Thomas Neville; Thomas Schaub; Thomas Vogelsang; thor.whale; Tiffany Zamolsky; Tim Huntington; Tim Kilbride; Timo Hecken; Tobias Brehm; Tobias Gelston; Toby Stephenson; Tom Fothergill; Tom Hudson; Tom Jamar; Tom Kilroy; Tom Mountford; Tom Poindexter; Tom Smith; Tracey Radmall; Tracy Davis; Travis Wadeley; Tresa Moulton; Trevor Cutler; Udo Till; Uli-Erfurth; Umesh Madan; Umit Cukurel; Urvish Panchal; Vahe Guzelimian; Valerian Jone; Valerie Bronckers; Venkat Ramnath; Vernadsky Station crew and guests; Vicki Beaver; Vicky Moens; victor carbajo; Victoria Stokes; Vikas Majithia; Vincent von Kaenel; Vivekanandan Kannan; Vivek Khanzode; V Noble; Volker Schwalm; Walter Smith; Warren Capps; Wayne Brown; Wayne Staples; Wei Deng; Wilfried Schnessl; William Barder; William Keifrider; Winton Gibson; Wolfgang Dumke; Wuquan Cui; Xihe Xie; Xuewen Li; yajun Ji; Ylva Grams; Yolonda Washington; Yuan; YuanQ; yuki cripps; Yuri Choufour; Zhuning Zhang

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 ID1767
Seabirds0
Marine mammals7,733
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total7,733
Date, Begin1986-02-01
Date, End2022-03-28
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-75.00 - -60.04
Longitude-124.49 - 177.28
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformBoat
Data typePhoto ID
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughHappywhale
Registered2018-02-23
Updated2022-09-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
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See metadata in FGDC XML
See download history / statistics