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

Point of contact(s): Tom Brereton
Affiliation(s) 1 : MARINElife
Credit CHARM consortium
ID ML030
Abstract Effort sightings of Balaenoptera acutorostrata in the Channel Charm III sea zone based on MARINElife surveys between 1995-2011 at a 10km┬▓ resolution (effort sightings are indicated by yellow circles in the thumbnail, the red circles are casual sightings data, 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