Wildbook Release Notes - July 2021

Release notes for July 2021
Hey everyone! Herea re the details of the major work completed over the last month.

Wildbook DOI for July release
To reference Wildbook in a publication, use the following DOIs:

  • Wildbook DOI: DOI
  • Related WBIA DOI: DOI

For all Wildbooks

  • Added new species for potato groupers and tiger sharks.
  • Added new study site to Whiskerbook.

Flukebook updates

  • North Atlantic Right Whale additions made for the Tweet-a-whale functionality.
  • Added fluke matching support for gray whales.

Spot-A-Shark USA updates
Adoptions updated to be a single payment instead of subscription model.

Seadragon Search updates
Deployed an orientation network to improve matching of sea dragons.

Bug Fixes

  • WB-1734: ACW ID no longer fails for import tasks
  • WB-1747: Match sets are correctly determined on Whiskerbook.
  • WB-1738: Developer tool: Obrowse.jsp reloads on refresh.
  • WB-1729: GrouperSpotter maps load.
  • WB-1685: Sightings search returns valid results.
  • WB-1528: Region numbering incrementation processes correctly.
  • WB-1526: Images added to encounter after creation recognize location restriction when sent to ID.

Wildbook-IA Release Notes
The following updates were made to WBIA last month.

  • SAGE-64: Investigated reports of body-part assignments on African Carnivore Wildbook.
  • SAGE-196: Spotted Hyena ID report and new ID support added with PIE V2 [also SAGE-197].
  • SAGE-321: Exported evaluation results for Humpback dolphins for dorsal fin matching.
  • SAGE-331: New dataset annotation work for livestock camera traps in Argentina and Kenya.
  • SAGE-288: New dataset export for orca whales for training with PIE V2.