Gulf of Mexico sperm whale photo-ID catalog

Metadata Updated: February 8, 2018

Photo-identification data on sperm whales occupying the north central Gulf of Mexico have been collected during vessel surveys. Photographs of sperm whales are taken during encounters and markings on tail flukes can be used to identify individual animals. These images have been reviewed and individuals cataloged to evaluate residency and demographic patterns in sperm whales in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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Metadata Date July 18, 2017
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 18, 2017
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact); Southeast Fisheries Science Center (Custodian)
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Access Constraints Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: Disclaimer - While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Bbox East Long -80.5
Bbox North Lat 31
Bbox South Lat 24.5
Bbox West Long -98
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Frequency Of Update
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:26432
Harvest Object Id 4c325b16-8e29-4bf7-9dbc-ddc61e1ac321
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress onGoing
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Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1994

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