Happywhale - Humpback Whale in South Pacific 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 South Pacific Ocean. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1768) 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 538 contributors in alphabetic order:

Abbie; Adam Bradley; Adrian Bell; Adrian Paul; Alan Jennison; Alan Mclean; Alanna Beck Godfrey; Alexander Grabham; Alexandra Whittaker; Alex Macipe; Alex Vogel; Alfredo Carrasco Valdivieso; Alice van Ark; Alicia; Alison Lanza; Alison Short; Allan Cronin; Alli Clarke; Amanda Philp; Amanda Zimmerman; Amber Prentice; Amber Zuvela; Amy Marmin; Amy Thomas; Amy Woodhouse; ana; Ana Maria Garcia Cegarra; Anastasia; Andrea Petit Grüter; Andrew Cowley; Andrew Dyson; Andrew Jones; Andrew Peacock; Andrew Young; Andy Murray; Ange Anderson; Angela; Angela Fontaine; Angela Lucieer; Angelica Schroffel; Anita mills; Annalisa Paparo; Anneke Borrett; Annette Eggleston; Annie Skarratt; Annika Dahlberg; Anthony Bebb; Anthony Brown; anthony Crampton; Anthony Lacey (Tony) Lunt; Anthony Walsh; Antoine Viot; April Houweling; Arne Bivrin; Arun; Ash McMurrich; Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari; Audrey Lazaris; Avery; Avigail Meirson; Baileigh gaylard; Barbara Anne Brandon; Barbara Elliot; Barry Callister; Baz A Brown; B. Cameron Lee; Belinda Barker; Belinda Buso; Belle Sinclair; Ben Perceval; Benthe Koster; Blueys Photography; Bob Jensen; Brian Dolan; Bryan Grundy; Bud Lensing; Caine Delacy; Caitlin ford; Camila Calderón Quirgas; Cara Orr; Cara V; Carla Patulny; Carlos Olavarria; Carlynn Matehaere; Carmel Laxton; Cassandra Smith; Cassie Chronik; Cassie Duncan; Celine Dujardin; Chantelle; Charlotte Esposito; Cheree Robinson; Cheryl Cooper; Chris Mackenzie; Chrissy Choi; Christine Whalan; Cindy Marple; Cindy Reich; Claire Garrigue; Claudio F. Vidal; Clayton Harris; Constanza Rojas Cerda; coralie fuchs; Crystal Miskin; Cynthia Bodycote; Cynthia Manning; Dana Thacker; Dani Abras; Daniel; Daniela McCann; Daniel Burns; Daniel Davis; Daniel Lovisa; Daniel Slotwiner; DarrenJew; Darren Rice; Darren Wong; Daryn Young; Dave Lawson; Dave Phillips; David; David de Groot; David Donnelly; David Gowans; David Hidalgo; David Palfrey; Deanne Clunie; Deborah Lee Vandermeer; Deb Smith; Deirdre Reynolds; Denise Hill; Denise mardel; Diego; Dom; Dominic May; Dominik Fretz; Donna Romeril; Dr Trish Franklin; Dr Wally Franklin; East Coast Whale Watch Citizen Scientists; Eileen Roche; Elaine Medlin; Elie Vannier; Ella Pepper; Ellen Louise Lee; Eloise Wright; Elsa Freschet; Emily; Emily Derix; Emily Ebbutt; Emma Neave-Webb; Emma Phillips; Eric Carr; Erik Sandvig; Erin Flannery; Fabian Varasteh; Felipe Arruda; Fernanda Moura; Fernando Félix Grijalva; Fiamma; Fiona Robertson; fiona wardle; Flo Kuyper; Frederik; Gabriel Leiva Muñoz; Gailene Hughes; Gaye Henderson; GBR Legacy; Geoff Kerr; Geoffrey Reginald McGrath; Geoff Richmond; Geoff Steele; Geoff White; George; Georgia Hume; Gerald Friesen; Gerrit Schmidt-Foss; Gillian Prior; Glenda Emmerson; Gonzalo Gomez; Gordon Williams; Grace Russell; Greg Adcock; GretavdR; Gustavo Cevallos; Hamish Laird; Hannah Berg; Hannah Busch; Hannah Lawson; Hans Verdaat; Hayley Charlton-Howard; Hayley Edmondson-Clark; Helen Robertson; Holly; Horst Klotz; Ian Barnes; Ian Prain; Ian Routley; Inga Rodieck; Isaac Self; Isabelle Scott; Jack McCabe; Jacob McMaster; Jaden Orli; James F C Hyde IV; James Unsworth; Jamie Coleman; Janelle Bressow; Jan Hunter; Jan Reed; Jan & Saskia; Jarmo Joensuu; Jasmine Carey; Jasmine Fenton; Jean-François Peretti; Jean-Louis Delezenne; Jeannine Winkel; Jean Pierre Orduña R.; Jen; Jen Cruickshank; Jenn; Jenni Payne; Jess scionti; Jetty Dive Centre; Jill Ashby; Jill Hein; Jim Eaton; jimmy langman; Jim Wilson; Joanne Buddle; Jo Bird; Jodi Carlton; Jodie Lowe; Jodie ward; Joe Goodson; Joel Moore; John Chardine; john henderson; John Thompson; Jordan Wainwright; Jorge Acevedo; Jorge Herreros; Joseph Michael; Joshua ROUGER; Joshua Woods; Josie Banens; Josie Faulkner; Jo Ward; J S Batchelor; Juan Capella; Juan Francisco Espinoza Nievas; Juan Manuel Salcedo; Judith Denkinger; Judy Barnes; Julia Brown; Julianna Diehl; Julia Wilson; Julie Brown; Julie Cronin; Julie Decker; Julie Kondor; Julie Parker; June Burlingame Smith; Kahala; Karen Stone; Karolina Dawkins; Kate Stafford; Katherine Rose; Katherine Spicer; Kathy; Kathy D'Arnay; Kathy Schlief; Katie Forbes; Kayla Foord; Kellie Anset; Kelly Summers; Kelly V; Ken Struthers; Kerry Purvis; Kimberley Kanages; Kimberley McClintock; Kim Powell; Kim Stowers; Kim van Oudheusden; Ko; Kristen MacDonald; Kristie Dickinson; Kylie Ryan; Kym-Cheree Adams; Laura Chaffey; Leanne; Leanne Eden; Leanne Maffesoni; Leanne Siveyer; Lee Matthews; Leonie Danninger; Lesley Teale; letitia scott; Lianne MacLeod; Libby Troy; Lily Barnett; Lindsay Devery; Lindsey; Lisa Kruger; Lisa Roberts; Lisa Skelton; Liz Jackson; Liz McGinnes; Lorelei Murdoch; Lorelle Phoenix; Lory Barra; Lucas Skelly; Lucia; Lucile Sachot; Lyle Leonidas; Lynda Booth; Lynda Shaw; Lynn Salmon; Maarten van Rossum; Mackenzie Dunkley; Maddy Prince; Madeleine Brasier; Madeline Mead; Madison McGreevy; Madison Miketa; Mads Andreasen; Marg McPhee; maria canahua; Marian Herz; Mariela Cornejo; Marie Z. Gardner; Marilia Olio; Marine Mammal Ecology Group, University of Auckland; Mark Andrew Cornish; Mark Davis; Mark Morris; Mark Scanlan; Mark Shepherd; Marnie Griffiths; matthew; Matthew Bendt; Me; Megan Roy; Melanie Bragg; Melanie Smith; Merryn Dunleavy; Mette Lubczyk; Michael Bates; Michael Cupitt; Michael John Watson; Michael Shelley; Michelle Sutton; Michelle Vela; Mindy Huston; Miranda van der Linde; Miriam de Vries; miro; misha baars; Monica Woolmer; Nadia Aly; Nadine Holfter; Naomie Jenkins; Naomi Lessels; Narelle Rhodes; Natalia Lucía Repetto; Natalia Serrano; natasha n; Nathaniel Lau; Nathan Kelley; Neil Vincent; Nelson Jay; Nicole prideaux; Nikita Retsas; Nikolas panagis; Nina Kee; Noosa Oceanrider; Norfolk Island Whale Survey; Olaf Meynecke; Olive Andrews; Olivia Van Baarsen; Omar Barroso Putare; Oma Tafua; Onboard Photographers-Sea World Cruises; Pacific Whale Foundation; Patrick O Byrne; Paul Clammer; Paul Cottis; Paul G; paul glasby; Paul John Scranton; Paul Myers; Penney Lang; Penni James; Peta Beeman; Pete Garbett; Pete Naik; Peter Bedford; Peter Harrison; Petra Glardon; Phil House; Philip Precey; Philip van Dueren; Phill Bowey; Pia Montanaro; Rachael C; Rachel Robinson; Rachel Roughan; Rae Gill; Rae Sissons; Raina Burke; Ralf Linnemann; Raphael Mayaud; Rebecca; Rebecca Lightfoot; Rebecca Sutherland; Rebekah; Reinhold Skoglund; Renee DeBont; Rhani Turcolin; Rhianna; Ricardo Matus; Richard Bruce Taylor; Richard Howitt; Richard Schofield; Richard W Dolan; Rich Griffith; Rich Hudnut Jr; Riley Rogers; Rita Kluge; Ritsuko Fujimori; Robert Hamilton; Robert Watson; Robert Whelan; Robin; Robyn Box; Robyn Sawyer; Roland; Rolf Clarke; Ros; Rosalind Butt; Rosanne; Roxane Damseaux; Ruby Slavet-Burr; Rupert Maloney; Ruth McMullan; Ryan Twomey; Sacha Guggenheimer; Sally Forsyrhe; Sally Hinton; Samantha Wakefield; Sam Watkins - Travelling Jewel Photography; Sandie williams; Sandra; Sandra Patterson; Sandy Carroll; Sandy Mendel; Sara Fernandez; Sarah; Sarah Birbeck; Sarah Freeman; Sarah Gower; Sarah Kather; Scott Portelli; Scott Wallace; Sean adair; Selina Guckenbiehl; Selket Kaufman; sergio ujevic; Shae Libbis; Shannon meaney; Sharee Nagle; Sharni Statham; Sharon Steiner; Sharyn Coffee; Sian Francis; Sigi Wiesner; Sigrid Visser; Simon; Simon Ottner; sonia buckley; Sophia Blechschmidt; Sophia Zell; Stefan Braeger; Stefan Kleijkamp; Steffo Polar; Stephen; Stephen Brown; Stephenie Ezzy; Stephen Lee; Stephen Steele; Steven Wincor; Steve Saragossi; Sue Grimshaw; Sue Reid; Susan Bengtson Nash; Susan Monkley; Swathi Singh; Tamara Bulley; Tammie Jaeger; Tanya Snowden; Tarni McKay; Ted Cheeseman; teena_swinburne@hotmail.com; Tim Cunningham; Tim Glaeser; Timothy Roper; Tim Shaw; Tim Zieger; Tine Haslam Nielsen; Toby Janes; Tod Spencer; Tom Pegram; tory guy; Tory Johnson; Tracey Cragg; Tracy Waters; Trent; Trish Nickson; Valentina Marín benitez; Veronika Doppelreiter; Vicente Aravena Yañez; Vicki Beaver; Vicki Neville; Vicky Sprecak; Vincent von Kaenel; Wayne Bell; Wayne Finger; Wazza Stubbs; Wendy Fehlberg; Wendy klein; Whalesong Cruises Hervey Bay; Whale Watching Chile; Wild Ocean Tasmania; wukai kong; Yvonne Au; Yvonne Rosemary Callander Bellamy; Zachary Horton; Zee Merven

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 ID1768
Seabirds0
Marine mammals13,160
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total13,160
Date, Begin1991-08-16
Date, End2023-08-21
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-54.98 - 0.12
Longitude-178.02 - 179.19
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)
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See metadata in FGDC XML
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