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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Baird K, Hendriks H (2022): Strandings of Oceania. v1.2. No organization. Dataset/Occurrence. https://training-ipt-a.gbif.org/resource?r=whales-pacific-date&v=1.2
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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c67e4142-9bc2-4edf-b937-13c8ddfd5562. Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.
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The data is based on the islands listed: Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, New Caledonia, Niue, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and Vanuatu.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-52.372, -165.938], North East [1.406, -90]|
|Start Date / End Date||1991-01-01 / 2019-11-18|
The Strandings of Oceania database is a collaborative project between SPREP, WildMe and the South Pacific Whale Research Consortium to record stranding and beachcast data for whales, dolphins and dugongs throughout the Pacific. We use a platform called Flukebook.
|Title||Enhancing Capacity in the Pacific Region- Strengthening Process for Invasive Species and Biodiversity DATA Mobilization|
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|Collection Name||Stranding of Oceania Database protocols|
|Specimen preservation methods||Other|