Cetacean sightings in the Black Sea, Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait
EurOBIS

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Citation

Abstract

Over 645 sightings of cetacean groups (of one and more individuals) have been recorded in the Black Sea, Azov Sea and Kerch Strait during the period from 1993 to 2010 inclusive.

Purpose

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Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://w2.vliz.be/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2011-04-29. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 879) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Cetacean sightings in the Black Sea, Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait (CetSiBS). 2011. Dataset assembled by A.Birkun, Jr. and S.Krivokhizhin. EMODNet.
Data on iOBIS. . http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=2329. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://www.marbef.org/data/imis.php?module=dataset&dasid=2706. obtained on.

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Overview

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Attribute (table column)Description
latitude
longitude
depth
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103152329
Seabirds0
Marine mammals879
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total879
Date, Begin1993-08-15
Date, End2010-09-20
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude41.54 - 46.58
Longitude30.20 - 41.75
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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