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NPWS Seal Database
National Biodiversity Data Centre: NPWS Seal Database, 2014-02-18. Accessed via on yyyy-mm-dd

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Compiled dataset with records of Seal (Halichoerus grypus; Phoca vitulina) observations for Ireland, from various sources and surveys. more

Method - Field observations, ad-hoc records and standardised collections for monitoring surveys. Quality control - Surveys carried out, and data collected by qualified and experienced scientists. Data is of a high quality.

Biology > Mammals
Marine, Marine mammals, ANE, Ireland, Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791), Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ANE, Ireland [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) [WoRMS]
Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Animal sightings

National Biodiversity Data Centre, moredata provider The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Ireland); Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, moredata creator

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Based on this dataset:
Cronin, M. et al. (2004). Harbour seal population assessment in the Republic of Ireland August 2003. Irish Wildlife Manuals, 11. National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Governement: Dublin. 39 pp., more
Lyons, D.O. (2004). Summary of National Parks & Wildlife Service surveys for common (harbour) seals (Phoca vitulina) and grey seals (Halichoerus grypus), 1978 to 2003. Irish Wildlife Manuals, 13. National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Governement: Dublin. 68 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2014-02-25
Information last updated: 2014-04-08
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