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Grey seals GPS telemetry in Baie de Somme
Citation
Vincent, C. 2019. Grey seals GPS telemetry in Baie de Somme. https://marineinfo.org/id/dataset/8212
Contact: Vincent, Cécile ;

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Description
Twelve grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) were captured in the Baie de Somme, Picardie (France) between May and September 2012 and fitted with Fastloc GPS/GSM tags (Sea Mammal Research Unit - SMRU, UK). The project was funded by the Région Poitou-Charentes. The study was conducted by Cecile Vincent at the University of La Rochelle (France) in collaboration with SMRU, the Parc naturel marin des estuaires picards et de la mer d’Opale, Picardie Nature, PELAGIS (CNRS/La Rochelle University) and the Office national de la chasse de la faune sauvage (ONCFS). Seals were caught under licenses delivered by the French ministry of the environment. more

Original provider: Cécile Vincent, Centre d’Études Biologiques de Chizé Dataset credits: Cecile Vincent, CEBC (CNRS/La Rochelle University) Abstract: Twelve grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) were captured in the Baie de Somme, Picardie (France) between May and September 2012 and fitted with Fastloc GPS/GSM tags (Sea Mammal Research Unit - SMRU, UK). The project was funded by the Région Poitou-Charentes. The study was conducted by Cecile Vincent at the University of La Rochelle (France) in collaboration with SMRU, the Parc naturel marin des estuaires picards et de la mer d’Opale, Picardie Nature, PELAGIS (CNRS/La Rochelle University) and the Office national de la chasse de la faune sauvage (ONCFS). Seals were caught under licenses delivered by the French ministry of the environment. Purpose: Identification of individual movements and foraging areas of grey seals

Scope
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Marine biology, Marine mammals, Occurrence, Radio transmitters, ANE, France, Picardie, Somme Bay, Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)

Geographical coverage
ANE, France, Picardie, Somme Bay [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
30 May 2012 - 30 January 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) [WoRMS]

Contributors
Université de La Rochelle; Centre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chizé (CEBC)data creatordata owner
Vincent, Cécile
Duke University; Marine Geospatial Ecology Labdataset publisher

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Release date: 2021-04-23
Metadatarecord created: 2023-02-24
Information last updated: 2023-04-07
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