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HMAP Dataset 04: World Whaling
Citation
T.D. Smith ed. 'World Whaling Database: Individual Whale Catches, North Atlantic' in M.G Barnard and J.H Nicholls (comp.) HMAP Data Pages (www.hull.ac.uk/hmap).
Contact: Smith, Tim

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Description
This dataset includes worldwide data on whale catches and effort, whaling statistics, whaling technology, whale oil and whaling logbooks. The data covers the time period 1700-2000. more

This dataset includes worldwide data on whale catches and effort, whaling statistics, whaling technology, whale oil and whaling logbooks. The data covers the time period 1700-2000.

Scope
Themes:
Fisheries
Keywords:
Marine, Historical records, Whaling statistics, World Oceans, Cetacea

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1700 - 2000

Taxonomic coverage
Cetacea [WoRMS]

Contributors
University of Hull; Maritime Historical Studies Centre (MHSC), moredata manager World Whaling Project, moredata providerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
OPI: Oceans Past Initiative, more
(Partly) included in:
HMAP: History of marine animal populations database, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-08-02
Information last updated: 2013-06-14
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