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NPWS Seal Database
National Biodiversity Data Centre: NPWS Seal Database, 2014-02-18. Accessed via on yyyy-mm-dd

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Compiled dataset with records of Seal (Halichoerus grypus; Phoca vitulina) observations for Ireland, from various sources and surveys. more

Method - Field observations, ad-hoc records and standardised collections for monitoring surveys. Quality control - Surveys carried out, and data collected by qualified and experienced scientists. Data is of a high quality.

Biology > Mammals
Marine/Coastal, Marine mammals, ANE, Ireland, Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791), Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ANE, Ireland [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) [WoRMS]
Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Animal sightings

National Biodiversity Data Centre, moredata provider
The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Ireland); Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, moredata creator

Based on this dataset
Cronin, M. et al. (2004). Harbour seal population assessment in the Republic of Ireland August 2003. Irish Wildlife Manuals, 11. National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Governement: Dublin. 39 pp., more
Lyons, D.O. (2004). Summary of National Parks & Wildlife Service surveys for common (harbour) seals (Phoca vitulina) and grey seals (Halichoerus grypus), 1978 to 2003. Irish Wildlife Manuals, 13. National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Governement: Dublin. 68 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2014-02-25
Information last updated: 2016-12-22
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