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CeStraBS: Cetacean strandings in the northern Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Citation
Cetacean strandings in the northern Black Sea and the Sea of Azov (CeStraBS). 2011. Dataset assembled by A. Birkun, Jr. and S. Krivokhizhin.EMODnet.

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Description
More than 1220 strandings of Black Sea cetaceans have been recorded on the coasts of Crimea peninsula during the period from 1989-2010. more

More than 1220 strandings of Black Sea cetaceans – harbour porpoises, common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins – have been recorded on the coasts of Crimea peninsula during 22 years (1989-2010) by the cetacean stranding network coordinated from the Brema Laboratory. The dataset includes information about live-stranded animals and findings of cetacean carcasses. The data make it possible to ascertain several cetacean mass mortality events occurred in different years of the monitoring.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, Stranding, MED, Azov Sea, MED, Black Sea, MED, Black Sea, Kerch Strait, Cetacea, Delphinus delphis ponticus, Phocoena phocoena relicta, Tursiops truncatus ponticus

Geographical coverage
MED, Azov Sea [Marine Regions]
MED, Black Sea [Marine Regions]
MED, Black Sea, Kerch Strait [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2 February 1989 - 31 August 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Cetacea [WoRMS]
Delphinus delphis ponticus Barabasch-Nikiforov, 1935 [WoRMS]
Phocoena phocoena relicta Abel, 1905 [WoRMS]
Tursiops truncatus ponticus Barabash-Nikiforov, 1940 [WoRMS]

Contributors
Brema Laboratory, moredata ownerdata providerdata manager

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Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
OBIS Ukraine: Ukrainian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-11-04
Information last updated: 2013-08-07
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