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Grey seals GPS telemetry in Molene Archipelago
Vincent, C. 2019. Grey seals GPS telemetry in Molene Archipelago. .
Contact: Vincent, Cécile ;

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21 grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) were captured in the Molene archipelago, Brittany (western France) between June 2010 and June 2013 and fitted with Fastloc GPS/GSM tags (Sea Mammal Research Unit - SMRU, UK). The project was funded by the Parc naturel marin d’Iroise and 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 d’Iroise, Oceanopolis, the Office national de la chasse de la faune sauvage (ONCFS), PELAGIS (CNRS/La Rochelle University) and the Zoo de La Fleche. Seals were caught under licenses delivered by the French ministry of the environment. 


Original provider: Cécile Vincent, Centre d’Études Biologiques de Chizé 

Dataset credits: Cecile Vincent, CEBC (CNRS/La Rochelle University) 

Purpose: Identification of individual movements and foraging areas of grey seals

Marine/Coastal, Marine mammals, Occurrence, Radio transmitters, Seals (animals), Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)

Temporal coverage
16 June 2010 - 4 February 2014

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

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: 2023-04-04
Information last updated: 2023-04-20
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