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Cetacean observations in Avacha Gulf 2005-2009

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This dataset includes opportunistic observations of cetaceans conducted during our work with killer whales. Observations were made visually from the 4 m long inflatable boat. Observed species include minke whale, fin whale, Baird’s beaked whale, gray whale, humpback whale and Dall’s porpoise. The original dataset did not include the second part of the time. Some records do not have time values. Dataset credit:

Biology > Mammals
Marine, I, North Pacific, Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804, Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758), Eschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861), Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781), Phocoenoides dalli (True, 1885)

Geographical coverage
I, North Pacific [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
11 July 2005 - 1 August 2009

Taxonomic coverage
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804 [WoRMS]
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Eschrichtius robustus (Lilljeborg, 1861) [WoRMS]
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) [WoRMS]
Phocoenoides dalli (True, 1885) [WoRMS]

Moscow State University; Department of Biology; Department of Vertebrate Zoology, more

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-26
Information last updated: 2012-11-26
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