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AMAPPS Northeast Aerial Cruise Fall 2012
Citation
Josephson B. 2015. AMAPPS Northeast Aerial Cruise Fall 2012. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1245) on yyyy-mm-dd.

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Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Description
This survey is part of the Atlantic Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species (AMAPPS).

The objectives of the NEFSC aerial survey were 1) to estimate abundance of cetaceans and turtles in waters north of New Jersey and shallower than 100 m depth and 2) to investigate how the animals' distribution and abundance relate to their physical and biological ecosystem. more


Perpendicular distance to the animal is not publicly available.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, Aerial surveys, ANW, USA, New Jersey, Balaenopteridae, Delphinidae, Mobulidae, Phocidae, Testudines

Geographical coverage
ANW, USA, New Jersey [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
17 October 2012 - 16 November 2012

Taxonomic coverage
Balaenopteridae Gray, 1864 [WoRMS]
Delphinidae Gray, 1821 [WoRMS]
Mobulinae Gill, 1893 [WoRMS]
Phocidae Gray, 1821 [WoRMS]
Testudines [WoRMS]

Parameters
Animal sightings, Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-05-26
Information last updated: 2016-05-30
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