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NEFSC 1995 pe9502
Citation
David Potter, National Marine Fisheries Service. 1995. CRUISE RESULTS; Cruise No. PE 95-02; Marine Mammal Survey

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Description
Data of marine mammal sightings in 1995 starting in Georges Bank and waters east of Cape Cod. more

The cruise period was from 06 August - 07 September 1995. The area of operation was Georges Bank and waters east of Cape Cod.
    The primary objectives of the survey were to: (1) conduct line-transect population surveys within the study area, and (2) investigate cetacean distribution on the southern portion of Georges Bank, principally between the 30 f isobath and 10 nm beyond the 1000 f curve. Secondary objectives included: (1) collecting information on the relationship cetaceans and oceanographic features, (2) the collection of CTD and zooplankton data, (3) conducting marine mammal photographic identification studies using a rigid bottom inflatable boat and (4) collecting biopsy samples for stock identification and contaminant studies.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, A, North Atlantic, Cetacea, Testudines

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
9 August 1995 - 5 September 1995

Taxonomic coverage
Cetacea [WoRMS]
Testudines [WoRMS]

Contributors
Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), moredata owner
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), more

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-22
Information last updated: 2012-11-22
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