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Locations of Seals in Patagonian Large Marine Ecosystem
Citation
Proyecto Modelo del Mar (Sea and Sky Project WCS-CONICET). Wildlife Conservation Society-Centro Nacional Patagonico - Puerto Madryn, Argentina.

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Description
Database containing 3901 records of southern sea lions (Otaria flavescens) and southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) that breed in the Patagonian coast. Coastal records correspond to censuses of breeding and non-breeding rookeries of southern sea lions carried out by the Marine Mammal Laboratory from 1989 to1997. Locations at sea are foraging trips for seals equipped with Argos-linked Platform Transmitter Terminals.

Scope
Keywords:
Marine, PSW, Argentina, Patagonia, Mirounga leonina, Otaria flavescens

Geographical coverage
PSW, Argentina, Patagonia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1989 - 1997

Taxonomic coverage
Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Otaria flavescens Shaw, 1800 [WoRMS]

Dataset status: Completed
Metadatarecord created: 2006-12-11
Information last updated: 2006-12-11
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