Mystic Aquarium's marine mammal and sea turtle stranding data 1976-2011
Mystic Aquarium

Summary of download requests

Number of users / requestsUsersRequests
Types requested AllPartial All or partial?: When all records of this dataset were downloaded, it is flagged as "All".
Otherwise, it is flagged as "Partial".
A partial download happens when a user specifies particular species / areas / dates of interest.
Years 2022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)232
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)1020
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)16
diversity indexes (diversity)12
Observations based on criteria (points)1215
All observations of species (whole_species)633
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)33
  • Gridded summary Type 1 (dist_taxa): Sightings of all species are aggregated at 1/0.1/0.01 degree resolution. Users gets the number of species and records per grid cell.
    a: Rectangular grids; b: Hexagonal grids
  • Gridded summary Type 2 (dist_sp): Sightings of each species are aggregated at 1/0.1/0.01 degree resolution. Users gets the number of records of the species in question per grid cell.
    a: Rectangular grids; b: Hexagonal grids
  • All or partial?: When all records of this dataset were downloaded, it is flagged as "All". Otherwise, it is flagged as "Partial". A partial download happens when a user specifies particular species / areas / dates of interest.

Download request details

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No.Date requestedTypes requestedFormat#recordsAlong with...Species includedRequest ID
13012020-03-05dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species5e60cce52a56b_20200305_045836
13022020-03-05dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species5e60cce52a56b_20200305_045835
13032020-03-05dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species5e60cce52a56b_20200305_045829
13042020-03-05pointsshapefile9List of datasetsList of species5e6170d1e3834_20200305_171309
13052020-03-04pointsshapefile1141List of datasetsList of species5e5fc3c32059f_20200304_101603
13062020-03-03pointskml63List of datasetsList of species5e5e537022681_20200303_075508
13072020-03-02dist_spkml159List of datasetsList of species5e5c5d1fcaa56_20200301_201300
13082020-03-02pointskml1List of datasetsList of species5e5d70c52a5bd_20200302_154727
13092020-02-13pointsshapefile252List of datasetsList of species5e45703799e70_20200213_105707
13102020-02-06pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5e3b405552108_20200206_163952
13112020-02-05pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5e3ad371862bc_20200205_094937
13122020-02-01pointscsv39List of datasetsList of species5e3564d93c23d_20200201_071349
13132020-02-01pointscsv29List of datasetsList of species5e3564d93c23d_20200201_064945
13142020-01-30pointskml1List of datasetsList of species5e329030bb19f_20200130_035429
13152020-01-27dist_taxashapefile994List of datasetsList of species5e2f03da49886_20200127_103959
13162020-01-18dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5e23220785c01_20200118_102142
13172020-01-18dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5e23220785c01_20200118_102146
13182020-01-17pointskml3List of datasetsList of species5e21db81a9fab_20200117_111442
13192020-01-17pointskml3List of datasetsList of species5e21db81a9fab_20200117_110826
13202020-01-17pointskml3List of datasetsList of species5e21db81a9fab_20200117_110648
13212020-01-16pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species5e203dbf55316_20200116_054716
13222020-01-14pointsshapefile11List of datasetsList of species5e1d8949d20aa_20200114_045822
13232020-01-14pointscsv11List of datasetsList of species5e1d8949d20aa_20200114_045736
13242020-01-08pointscsv21List of datasetsList of species5e16172bd2571_20200108_130935
13252020-01-08pointscsv21List of datasetsList of species5e162121e6c2b_20200108_134051
13262020-01-03pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5e0f8229cf447_20200103_130919
13272019-12-27pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5e0629a6c55db_20191227_110029
13282019-12-20dist_spshapefile201List of datasetsList of species5dfcbd82da2f8_20191220_073153
13292019-12-19pointscsv107List of datasetsList of species5dfbc8fcb82f6_20191219_140351
13302019-12-18pointsshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5dfa4e7c4a2c1_20191218_110742
13312019-12-18pointsshapefile9List of datasetsList of species5dfa4f08d21ce_20191218_110902
13322019-12-15pointscsv63List of datasetsList of species5df68e270f8da_20191215_145654
13332019-12-15pointscsv63List of datasetsList of species5df6902edac16_20191215_150011
13342019-12-13dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species5df40f50c19ee_20191213_172317
13352019-12-04pointscsv29List of datasetsList of species5de789fa7d660_20191204_053612
13362019-12-03pointsshapefile52List of datasetsList of species5de68caf19458_20191203_112951
13372019-12-02pointsshapefile52List of datasetsList of species5de5a11a7031c_20191202_184256
13382019-12-01pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species5de40469c5240_20191201_132203
13392019-12-01pointsshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5de404d89c796_20191201_132329
13402019-12-01pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species5de40539677ee_20191201_134033
13412019-11-28pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5ddfe54fa2c08_20191128_102555
13422019-11-28pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5ddfe54fa2c08_20191128_102251
13432019-11-26pointsshapefile8List of datasetsList of species5ddcbb80bca2b_20191126_005017
13442019-11-26pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species5ddcbb0c1991f_20191126_004248
13452019-11-26pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5ddcbb80bca2b_20191126_005237
13462019-11-26pointsshapefile52List of datasetsList of species5ddd84edabac1_20191126_150834
13472019-11-25pointscsv29List of datasetsList of species5ddbd0b24c043_20191125_080709
13482019-11-23dist_spkml174List of datasetsList of species5dd95c446cc9b_20191123_133302
13492019-11-23dist_spshapefile174List of datasetsList of species5dd95c446cc9b_20191123_133123
13502019-11-23dist_spkml194List of datasetsList of species5dd95c446cc9b_20191123_133639
List of datasets


  • The summary of the download requests may not be accurate as the download functionality of the OBIS-SEAMAP mapping tools have been advancing and it is hard to put together old download requests with newer ones.
  • The number of users may be overcounted or undercounted as we didn't collect the information of user identification in early years of OBIS-SEAMAP and the IP addresses are used as a proxy to user identity for old requests.
  • Other issues that may result in inaccuracy is:
    • a user may try downloading data with slightly different criteria for the same project/purpose.
    • a user may download data a couple of times over time to include the latest observations.
    • a user may download data with more coarse criteria and then filter the downloaded data more for specific needs (e.g. download global sightings of a species and then filter them with a study area).
    • a user may download data just for a test purpose.
    • For KML format, a user may visualize the data using Google Earth but did not use them for his/her scientific work.
  • The data type of "diversity indexes" was added in July 2016.
  • Although we have started collecting details of a request (i.e. user's name, prospectus) since Nov 2013, we do not disclose the details unless the user gives us consent. If you want to know more details on the request, please contact us with the Request ID ready. We will try connecting you with the user in question.