Marine Mammals and Seabirds and Turtles: Winter presence-only distribution of baleen whale strandings

Date(s) (Creation)
Custodian(s): CHARM consortium
Processor(s): Catherine McClellan
Affiliation(s) 1 : University of Exeter Centre for Ecology and Conservation
Abstract Observations of stranded baleen whales (5 species) from different datasets collected in France and the United Kingdom were compiled to generate presence-only distributions in the CHARM3 study area. The data span from 1971 - 2009.
Keywords Marine Mammals and Seabirds and Turtles, Baleen Whale Stranding Presence-only Distribution, distribution de presence des échouages de baleine à fanon, World, Species distribution
Lineage Stranding records were contributed by: the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme and the Centre de Recherche sur les Mammifères Marins. Data were filtered to remove obvious location errors. The filtered dataset was then used to generate composite presence-only rasters in 0.25 degree resolution.
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