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Marine birds, mammals and reptiles around the Azores

Introduction

This product, based on data from the Azores Fisheries Observation Programme (POPA) provides abundance maps of the loggerhead turtle, several marine mammals (sperm whale, short beaked common dolphin, common bottlenose dolphin, Atllantic spotted dolphin) and two marine bird species (Cory's shearwater and the yellow-legged gull) around the Azores.

Data series

This dataset is based on:

  • Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores between 2004 and 2013 recorded by Biosphere Expedition. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/21. Available in EMODnet Biology: https://www.emodnet-biology.eu/data-catalog?module=dataset&dasid=4671
  • Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2016): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 on: during navigation or search mode. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/19. Available in EMODnet Biology: https://www.emodnet-biology.eu/data-catalog?module=dataset&dasid=4677
  • Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 to 2013: during the capture of live bait. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/18. Available in EMODnet Biology: https://www.emodnet-biology.eu/data-catalog?module=dataset&dasid=4676
  • Machete, M.; Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Portugal; Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores (DOP/UAC), Portugal; (2014): POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal sightings in the Azores tuna fishery from 1998 to 2013: while fishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/16. Available in EMODnet Biology: https://www.emodnet-biology.eu/data-catalog?module=dataset&dasid=4675

 

Data product

 

Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

 

 

Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

 

Other species that were used:

  • Stenella frontalis (Cuvier, 1829)
  • Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)
  • Calonectris diomedea (Scopoli, 1769)
  • Larus cachinnans Pallas, 1811
  • Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758

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