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Sightings for AN/AQS-20 Sonar Test Event - December 2013
Latusek-Nabholz, Jennifer. 2014. Sightings for AN/AQS-20 Sonar Test Event - December 2013. Provided by HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc. and downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP on (access date)

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Aerial surveys for marine species monitoring occurred 10 through 12 December 2013 for an AN/AQS-20 (Q-20) sonar system test event. These surveys were conducted off the west coast of Florida in the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Study Area in the Gulf of Mexico. The Q-20 is a high-frequency active sonar (HFAS) system used in mine detection and countermeasures. more

U.S. Navy marine protected species surveys for Q-20 sonar testing

Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Marine, ASW, Mexico Gulf, Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758), Testudines, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)

Geographical coverage
ASW, Mexico Gulf [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
12 October 2013 - 12 December 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Testudines [WoRMS]
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc., moredata creator

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OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-13
Information last updated: 2015-04-13
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