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UK Royal Navy Marine Mammal Observations
UK Royal Navy. UK Royal Navy Marine Mammal Observations. In: OBIS-SEAMAP . OBIS-SEAMAP,, 2006-12-07 10:09:57-05, vector digital data.

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THe RN often operate in remote areas and it is hoped that by collecting this sort of data the RN may be able to contribute to a better scientific understanding of cetacean distributions/ breeding areas/ migration routese etc. By ensuring that RN personnel keep watch for cetaceans this helps them to comply with current risk mitigation measures.

Biology > Mammals
Marine/Coastal, Marine mammals, World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1947 - 2003

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, moredata owner

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-06-09
Information last updated: 2011-04-07
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