UNCW Marine Mammal Sightings 2001

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Dataset credit

William A. McLellan, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact William McLellan University of North Carolina Wilmington
Data entry Benjamin Best Duke University

Citation

Abstract

N/A

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

3/26/07: common name for Eubalaena glacialis is changed from historical black right whale to Northern right whale sighting.

References

McLellan, W. 2001. University of North Carolina at Wilmington marine mammal sightings for southeastern US.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
species_group
species_codeCode of species observed
species_commonCommon name of species observed
species_scientificScientific name of species observed
species_tsnSpecies ITIS TSN
oidUnique ID number (generated by SEAMAP)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID65
Seabirds0
Marine mammals402
Sea turtles94
Rays and sharks18
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total514
Date, Begin2001-02-06
Date, End2001-03-02
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude32.02 - 36.34
Longitude-80.85 - -74.81
Coord. prec.5 decimal digits
PlatformPlane
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortYES (ID: 223)
Traveled (km)16,216
Effort hours116
Contr. through
Registered2004-03-11
Updated2010-03-18
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY-NC (Minimum)
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