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Gridded abundance maps of marine mammals around the Azores
Citation
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ); Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ); (2015):Gridded abundance maps of marine mammals around the Azores; European Marine Observation Data Network (EMODnet) Biology project (www.emodnet-biology.eu), funded by the European Commission’s Directorate - General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE).
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Description
Gridded abundance maps of marine mammals (sperm whale, short beaked common dolphin, common bottlenose dolphin, Atllantic spotted dolphin) around the Azores. This product was developed with DIVA (Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis). Data was provided by the Azores Fisheries Observation Programme (POPA). more

This dataset is based on: Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/21 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/19 Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 to 2013: during the capture of live bait. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/18 Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 to 2013: while fishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/16

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, ANE, Azores, Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758, Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758, Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829), Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Azores Stations [Marine Regions]
azores

Temporal coverage
1998 - 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829) [WoRMS]
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) [WoRMS]

Contributors
Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee (NIOZ), moredata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator

Related datasets
Source datasets:
POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition, more
POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 on: during navigation or search mode, more
POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 to 2013: during the capture of live bait, more
POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 to 2013: while fishing, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data products
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-10-07
Information last updated: 2017-02-09
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