Marine Mammals and Seabirds and Turtles: Year-round presence-only distribution of dolphins

Date(s) (Creation)
Custodian(s): CHARM consortium
Processor(s): Catherine McClellan
Affiliation(s) 1 : University of Exeter Centre for Ecology and Conservation
ID CHARM3YPODOL
Abstract Observations of live dolphins from different datasets collected in France and the United Kingdom were compiled to generate presence-only distributions in the CHARM3 study area. These include 7 species of dolphins. The data span from 1991 - 2011 and come from both dedicated and opportunistic surveys from land, sea, or air.
Keywords Marine Mammals and Seabirds and Turtles, Dolphin Presence-only Distribution, distribution de presence de dauphin, World, Species distribution
Lineage Sightings records were contributed by: Marinelife and the Atlantic Research Coalition, the University of Exeter, the Sea Mammal Research Unit, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Seaquest Southwest Programme, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Consulting, Marine Conservation International and the International Federation for Animal Welfare, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, the Centre de Recherche sur les Mammifères Marins, and the Iroise Parc Naturel Marins. Data were filtered to remove obvious
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