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POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 on: during navigation or search mode
Citable as data publication
Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2016): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 on: during navigation or search mode. https://doi.org/10.14284/19

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Description
Sightings of cetaceans were recorded daily, at 6 different fixed periods (snap shots), when the boat was in navigation or search mode. Sightings were recorded at distances shorter and larger than 300 meters from the boat. more

For more detailed information on the dataset, including abundances estimates, please contact data owner (miguel@uac.pt)

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, Tuna fisheries, ANE, Azores, Cetacea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Azores [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1998 - 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Cetacea [WoRMS]

Parameter
Animal sightings

Contributors
Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), moredata creator
University of the Azores; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (DOP), moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
POPA: Azores Fisheries Observation Programme: POPA cetacean, seabird, and sea turtle sightings in the Azores area, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Gridded abundance maps of marine mammals around the Azores, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-01-16
Information last updated: 2020-04-02
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