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Killer whales of the Caribbean Sea 1866-2012
Citation
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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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
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).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, Caribbean, Orcinus orca

Geographical coverage
ASW, Caribbean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
28 May 1886 - 27 October 2012

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

Parameters
Animal sightings, Occurrence of biota, Strandings

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

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

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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