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Cetacean observations in the waters of Karaginsky Island and Beringa Island in 2009

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Observations of cetaceans in the waters of Karaginsky Island and Beringa Island in 2009. more

The purpose of this study is to identify critical habitats for various cetacean species in the waters of the Russian Far East. This dataset includes observations of cetaceans in the waters of Karaginsky Island and Beringa Island in 2009 in frames of the Russian Cetacean Habitat Project. Observations were made visually from the 5 m long inflatable boat or from 30 m cargo ship (in Litke Strait). Observed species include killer whale, minke whale, humpback whale, harbor porpoise and Dall’s porpoise. The original 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, Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781), Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758), Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758), Phocoenoides dalli (True, 1885)

Geographical coverage
I, North Pacific [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
4 June 2009 - 7 September 2009

Taxonomic coverage
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Lacépède, 1804 [WoRMS]
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) [WoRMS]
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) [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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