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ECOCEAN Whale Shark Photo-identification Library

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Apr 17, 2019 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Visual database of whale shark (Rhincodon typus) encounters and individually catalogued whale sharks.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 8,417 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 8,417 records in English (223 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Norman B and Holmberg J (2008) ECOCEAN Whale Shark Photo-identification Library. Consulted on http://www.iobis.org on January 6, 2009. www.whaleshark.org

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jason Holmberg
Principal Investigator
ECOCEAN USA US

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jason Holmberg
Principal Investigator
ECOCEAN USA US

Who filled in the metadata:

Jason Holmberg
Principal Investigator
ECOCEAN USA US

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Node Manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere GPO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 3 6232 5062
http://www.obis.org.au

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=ecocean_whalesharks