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Killer whales of the Caribbean Sea 1866-2012
Bolaños-Jiménez, J., Mignucci-Giannoni, A., Blumenthal, J., Bogomolni, A., Casas, J.J., Henriquez, A., Iñiguez, M., Khan, J., Landrau-Giovannetti, N., Rinaldi, C., Rinaldi, R., Sutty, L., Ward, N. and Luksenburg, A. 2014. Distribution, feeding habits and morphology of killer whales Orcinus orca in the Caribbean Sea. Mammal Review. doi:10.1111/mam.12021

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CWOP is an international cooperative initiative coordinated by Jaime Bolaños (Venezuela), Angiolina Henríquez (Aruba) and Jolanda Luksenburg (The Netherlands) that includes participation of marine mammalogists and researchers working on killer whales in the Caribbean Sea.
The purpose of CWOP is centralize, analize and publish all available information on orcas sightings and records in the Caribbean Sea Supplemental information: This dataset includes various types of data (sightings from boats and aerial surveys, takes and strandings).

Biology > Mammals
Marine, ASW, Caribbean, Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
ASW, Caribbean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
28 May 1886 - 27 October 2012

Taxonomic coverage
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Animal sightings, Occurrence of biota, Strandings

Marine Turtle Research Group, moredata creator
Sociedad Ecológica Venezolana Vida Marina (Sea Vida), moredata creator

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-14
Information last updated: 2015-04-14
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