Cetacean diversity, distribution, and abundance in northern Veracruz, Mexico
Arturo Serrano, Laboratorio de Mamiferos Marinos, Universidad Veracruzana
Serrano, A. 2011. Cetacean diversity, distribution, and abundance in northern Veracruz, Mexico. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/530) on yyyy-mm-dd.
Halpin, P.N., A.J. Read, E. Fujioka, B.D. Best, B. Donnelly, L.J. Hazen, C. Kot, K. Urian, E. LaBrecque, A. Dimatteo, J. Cleary, C. Good, L.B. Crowder, and K.D. Hyrenbach. 2009. OBIS-SEAMAP: The world data center for marine mammal, sea bird, and sea turtle distributions. Oceanography. 22(2):104-115.
The distribution and abundance of marine mammals along the United States coast of the Gulf of Mexico are well-documented, but similar studies for the Mexican coast of the Gulf of Mexico are lacking. Furthermore, these animals are important indicators of the marine ecosystem health, and scientific research is needed to develop appropriate conservation strategies. Thus, the objective of this study was to determine the diversity, distribution, and relative abundance of marine mammals in the northern coasts of Veracruz, Mexico.
The objective of this study was to determine the diversity, distribution, and relative abundance of aquatic mammals in Veracruz, Mexico.
Serrano, A. 2009. Aquatic Vertebrates of Veracruz.
Galindo, J.A., A. Serrano, L. Vázquez-Castán, C. González-Gándara and M. López-Ortega. 2009. Cetacean diversity, distribution, and abundance in northern Veracruz, Mexico. Aquatic Mammals. 35(1): 12-18.
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Attributes in dataset provided
|Rays and sharks||2|
|Latitude||19.25 - 21.62|
|Longitude||-97.42 - -95.60|
|Coord. prec.||6 decimal digits|
|Data type||Animal sighting|
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