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 University

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 393 contributors in alphabetic order:

Abbie; Adam Bradley; Adrian Bell; Adrian Paul; Alan Jennison; Alanna Beck Godfrey; Alexander Grabham; Alexandra Whittaker; Alex Macipe; Alex Vogel; Alfredo Carrasco Valdivieso; Alicia; Allan Cronin; Amanda Philp; Amanda Zimmerman; Amy Thomas; ana; Ana Maria Garcia Cegarra; Anastasia; Andrea Petit Grüter; Andrew Dyson; Andrew Jones; Andrew Peacock; Andrew Young; Andy Murray; Ange Anderson; Angela; Anita mills; Annalisa Paparo; Anneke Borrett; Annette Eggleston; Annika Dahlberg; Anthony Bebb; Anthony Brown; Anthony Lacey (Tony) Lunt; Anthony Walsh; Antoine Viot; April Houweling; Arne Bivrin; Arun; Ash McMurrich; Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari; Avery; Avigail Meirson; Baileigh gaylard; Barbara Anne Brandon; Barbara Elliot; Barry Callister; Baz A Brown; B. Cameron Lee; Ben Perceval; Blueys Photography; Bob Jensen; Brian Dolan; Bryan Grundy; Bud Lensing; Camila Calderón Quirgas; Cara Orr; Cara V; Carla Patulny; Carlos Olavarria; Cassandra Smith; Cassie Chronik; Cassie Duncan; Celine Dujardin; Chantelle; Charlotte Esposito; Cheree Robinson; Chris Mackenzie; Chrissy Choi; Christine Whalan; Cindy Marple; Cindy Reich; Claire Garrigue; Claudio F. Vidal; Clayton Harris; coralie fuchs; Cynthia Bodycote; Cynthia Manning; Dana Thacker; Dani Abras; Daniel; Daniel Burns; Daniel Slotwiner; DarrenJew; Darren Rice; Darren Wong; Daryn Young; Dave Lawson; Dave Phillips; David de Groot; David Donnelly; David Hidalgo; David Palfrey; Deb Smith; Deirdre Reynolds; Denise Hill; Diego; Dom; Dominic May; Dominik Fretz; Dr Trish Franklin; East Coast Whale Watch Citizen Scientists; Eileen Roche; Elaine Medlin; Elie Vannier; Ella Pepper; Eloise Wright; Elsa Freschet; Emily; Emily Ebbutt; Emma Neave-Webb; Emma Phillips; Eric Carr; Erik Sandvig; Erin Flannery; Fabian Varasteh; Felipe Arruda; Fernando Félix Grijalva; Fiamma; Fiona Robertson; Flo Kuyper; Gabriel Leiva Muñoz; Gailene Hughes; Gaye Henderson; Geoff Kerr; Geoff Steele; Geoff White; George; Gerald Friesen; Gillian Prior; Glenda Emmerson; Gonzalo Gomez; Grace Russell; GretavdR; Gustavo Cevallos; Hamish Laird; Hannah Berg; Hannah Busch; Hannah Lawson; Hans Verdaat; Hayley Charlton-Howard; Hayley Edmondson-Clark; Horst Klotz; Ian Barnes; Ian Prain; Ian Routley; Isaac Self; Jack McCabe; James Unsworth; Janelle Bressow; Jan Hunter; Jan Reed; Jan & Saskia; Jasmine Carey; Jasmine Fenton; Jean-François Peretti; Jean-Louis Delezenne; Jeannine Winkel; Jean Pierre Orduña R.; Jen; Jen Cruickshank; 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; Jorge Acevedo; Jorge Herreros; Josie Banens; Josie Faulkner; Jo Ward; J S Batchelor; Juan Capella; Juan Manuel Salcedo; Judith Denkinger; Julia Brown; Julie Brown; Julie Cronin; Julie Decker; Julie Kondor; Julie Parker; June Burlingame Smith; Kahala; Karen Stone; Kate Stafford; Kathy D'Arnay; Kayla Foord; Kelly Summers; Kelly V; Ken Struthers; Kerry Purvis; Kim Powell; Kim van Oudheusden; Ko; Kylie Ryan; Kym-Cheree Adams; Laura; Laura Chaffey; Leanne; Leanne Eden; Leanne Maffesoni; Leanne Siveyer; letitia scott; Lianne MacLeod; Libby Troy; Lily Barnett; Lindsay Devery; Lindsey; Lisa Kruger; Lisa Skelton; Liz McGinnes; Lucas Skelly; Lucia; Lucile Sachot; Lyle Leonidas; Lynda Booth; Lynda Shaw; Lynn Salmon; Maddy Prince; Madeleine Brasier; Madison McGreevy; Madison Miketa; Mads Andreasen; maria canahua; Marian Herz; Mariela Cornejo; Marie Z. Gardner; Marilia Olio; Marine Mammal Ecology Group, University of Auckland; Mark Andrew Cornish; Mark Scanlan; Mark Shepherd; Marnie Griffiths; matthew; Matthew Bendt; Me; Melanie Bragg; Melanie Smith; Merryn Dunleavy; Mette Lubczyk; Michael Bates; Michael John Watson; Michael Shelley; Michelle Sutton; Michelle Vela; Mindy Huston; Miranda van der Linde; miro; misha baars; Nadia Aly; Nan Hauser; Naomi Lessels; Natalia Lucía Repetto; Natalia Serrano; natasha n; Nathaniel Lau; Nathan Kelley; Neil Vincent; Nicole prideaux; 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 Cottis; Paul G; Paul John Scranton; Paul Myers; Penney Lang; 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; Rae Gill; Rae Sissons; Raina Burke; Ralf Linnemann; Raphael Mayaud; Rebecca; Reinhold Skoglund; Renee DeBont; Rhani Turcolin; Ricardo Matus; Richard Bruce Taylor; Richard Howitt; Richard Schofield; Richard W Dolan; Rich Griffith; Rich Hudnut Jr; Rita Kluge; Ritsuko Fujimori; Robert Hamilton; Robin; Robyn Sawyer; Roland; Rolf Clarke; Ros; Rosalind Butt; Roxane Damseaux; Ruby Slavet-Burr; Sacha Guggenheimer; Sally Hinton; Sam Watkins - Travelling Jewel Photography; Sandie williams; Sandra Patterson; Sandy Carroll; Sandy Mendel; Sara Fernandez; Sarah; Sarah Birbeck; Sarah Freeman; Sarah Gower; Sarah Kather; Scott Portelli; Scott Wallace; Selina Guckenbiehl; sergio ujevic; Shae Libbis; Sharni Statham; Sharon Steiner; Sharyn Coffee; Sigi Wiesner; Simon; Simon Ottner; Sophia Zell; Stefan Braeger; Steffo Polar; Stephen; Stephenie Ezzy; Stephen Lee; Stephen Steele; Steven Wincor; Steve Saragossi; Sue Grimshaw; Sue Reid; Susan Bengtson Nash; Swathi Singh; Tammie Jaeger; Tanya Snowden; Tarni McKay; Ted Cheeseman; teena_swinburne@hotmail.com; Tim Cunningham; Tim Glaeser; Tim Shaw; Tine Haslam Nielsen; Tom Pegram; tory guy; Tory Johnson; Tracey Cragg; Tracy Waters; Trent; Trish Nickson; Veronika Doppelreiter; Vicente Aravena Yañez; Vicki Beaver; Vicki Neville; Vicky Sprecak; Vincent von Kaenel; Wayne Bell; Wazza Stubbs; Wendy klein; Whalesong Cruises Hervey Bay; Whale Watching Chile; Yvonne Au; 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 mammals25,601
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total25,601
Date, Begin1984-06-23
Date, End2022-07-09
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
Updated2022-09-15
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (All)
Shared with OBIS
GBIF (via DOI)
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