Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey Turtles Sightings
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Summary
Abstract: The Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey (BMMS) is a long-term study that has
been documenting the occurrence, distribution, and abundance of marine mammals
around the islands of The Bahamas since 1991. With more than 1900 marine mammal
encounters in The Bahamas, we are providing the only comprehensive
documentation of the marine mammal fauna in this part of the world. Our
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Caption:  Marine Mammal and Turtle Survey
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.97   S: 24.66   E: -76.49   W: -78.97

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey
Dataset Title: Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey Turtles Sightings
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2006-06-15 12:35:06.145761-04
Dataset Release Place: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/
Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: http://www.bahamaswhales.org
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
OBIS-SEAMAP

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-26
Stop Date: 2005-10-10
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
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Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Open public unless otherwise noted.

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the data. While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the
database, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
OBIS Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PATRICK N. HALPIN
Phone: 919-613-8062
Email: phalpin at duke.edu
Contact Address:
Duke University
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: Shapefile
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 919-613-8021
Fax: 919-684-8741
Email: efujioka at duke.edu
Contact Address:
LSRC A321
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation, unpublished data. 2006.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-18
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