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
17012018-12-17pointscsv983List of datasetsList of species5c179dac87ad9_20181217_80235
17022018-12-17pointscsv983List of datasetsList of species5c1799df22a53_20181217_74445
17032018-12-17pointscsv70List of datasetsList of species5c1789a9aaae6_20181217_71041
17042018-12-17pointscsv136List of datasetsList of species5c17991583ab0_20181217_81907
17052018-12-17pointscsv332List of datasetsList of species5c17a54105640_20181217_83947
17062018-12-17pointscsv293List of datasetsList of species5c178e569f942_20181217_65857
17072018-12-17pointscsv332List of datasetsList of species5c17991583ab0_20181217_82431
17082018-12-17pointscsv136List of datasetsList of species5c17a54105640_20181217_83359
17092018-12-16pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c164f4cab77b_20181216_82951
17102018-12-16pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c164f4cab77b_20181216_82216
17112018-12-12pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5c110cf0e4e0e_20181212_82855
17122018-12-12pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c111bb2cf6e9_20181212_93143
17132018-12-12pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5c11132eb9def_20181212_85549
17142018-12-09pointsshapefile63List of datasetsList of species5c0d2a8464d96_20181209_95612
17152018-12-08dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species5c0c0329e4cfa_20181208_124714
17162018-12-04pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5c06e8b39c7f2_20181204_155710
17172018-12-04pointsshapefile8List of datasetsList of species5c06e8b39c7f2_20181204_155952
17182018-11-27pointscsv9List of datasetsList of species5bfd8c5a7d1f0_20181127_134732
17192018-11-27pointscsv9List of datasetsList of species5bfd898e85cb7_20181127_132056
17202018-11-20dist_spcsv201List of datasetsList of species5bf440e1031e8_20181120_122543
17212018-11-19pointswms63List of datasetsList of species5bf2f3504bbba_20181119_123433
17222018-11-19pointswms63List of datasetsList of species5bf2f3504bbba_20181119_123629
17232018-11-19dist_spwms62List of datasetsList of species5bf2f3504bbba_20181119_123742
17242018-11-17pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5bf06ecc4503f_20181117_144335
17252018-11-15dist_spshapefile39List of datasetsList of species5bed8f847eb26_20181115_102414
17262018-11-12dist_spcsv251List of datasetsList of species5be973e1c9ea9_20181112_80951
17272018-11-12dist_spcsv251List of datasetsList of species5be9789ca3825_20181112_75905
17282018-11-06dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5be18b0266358_20181106_74405
17292018-11-06dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5be18e3cab605_20181106_75347
17302018-11-05dist_taxakml1122List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201431
17312018-11-05dist_taxakml1122List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201432
17322018-11-05dist_taxakml1122List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201433
17332018-11-04pointsshapefile63List of datasetsList of species5bdf403ac4c17_20181104_140130
17342018-10-27dist_spkml71List of datasetsList of species5bd4a8c2d13ea_20181027_140823
17352018-10-25dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5bd1fbb684277_20181025_132334
17362018-10-19dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5bc9cff90c424_20181019_84058
17372018-10-19dist_taxakml1074List of datasetsList of species5bc9cff90c424_20181019_84057
17382018-10-13pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5bc1a696bbbc5_20181013_41212
17392018-10-12dist_spkml836List of datasetsList of species5bc09e6879883_20181012_91540
17402018-10-11pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5bbfc7355fae1_20181011_175727
17412018-10-11pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5bbfc7355fae1_20181011_175904
17422018-10-09dist_spcsv13List of datasetsList of species5bbd35700ca77_20181009_191238
17432018-10-09pointsshapefile11List of datasetsList of species5bbc70ac8f253_20181009_52858
17442018-10-02dist_spkml343List of datasetsList of species5bb2bbd8b7198_20181001_203818
17452018-10-02dist_spkml343List of datasetsList of species5bb2bbd8b7198_20181001_203815
17462018-09-26pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5bab8d22e15e1_20180926_95409
17472018-09-24pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5ba82ec34b659_20180923_211810
17482018-09-15dist_spkml2List of datasetsList of species5b9d160f42dbf_20180915_102421
17492018-09-15pointskml2List of datasetsList of species5b9c2ee71daca_20180915_115442
17502018-09-15dist_spkml2List of datasetsList of species5b9d29d6a9d0f_20180915_114859
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  • 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.