Marine Mammals and Seabirds - Balaenoptera acutorostrata - Casual sightings (1995 - 2011)

Point of contact(s): Tom Brereton
Affiliation(s) 1 : MARINElife
Credit CHARM consortium
ID ML029
Abstract Casual sightings of Balaenoptera acutorostrata in the Channel Charm III sea zone based on casual sightings information submitted by the public to MARINElife between 1995-2011 at a 10km┬▓ resolution (casual sightings data are indicated by the red circles in the thumbnail, the yellow circles are effort sightings from MARINElife surveys, which are available in a separate data set).
Keywords Marine Mammals and Seabirds, Petit Rorqual, Minke Whale, Oceanographic geographical features
Lineage Data_collect The BCD survey (┬┐Biodiversity and cartography throughout the Dover Straits) was held at the end of April 1999, with sampling from 39 stations. The BCD survey was financed by the European INTERREG II programme (1995-2001) and produced maps of larvae stages and plankton. The aims of the BCD survey was to compare planktonic assemblages on the French and English coasts. Ichthyoplankton was collected with a double-framed bongo net (plankton nets with 500 m mesh). Oblique tows were
Utilisation research-only