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Harbour seals GPS telemetry in Baie des Veys
Vincent, C. 2019. Harbour seals GPS telemetry in Baie des Veys. .
Contact: Vincent, Cécile ;

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Abstract: Twelve harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) were captured in the Baie des Veys (Normandy, France) between October 2007 and October 2008 and fitted with Fastloc GPS/GSM tags (Sea Mammal Research Unit - SMRU, UK). The project was funded by the DIREN Basse Normandie. The study was conducted by Cecile Vincent at the University of La Rochelle (France) in collaboration with SMRU, the Reserve Naturelle Nationale du Domaine de Beauguillot, 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. 


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 harbour seals

Marine/Coastal, Brackish water, Marine biology, Marine mammals, Occurrence, Radio transmitters, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -1,3041; MinLat: 49,2836 - MaxLong: -0,2038; MaxLat: 49,6602 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
24 October 2007 - 29 April 2009

Taxonomic coverage
Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 [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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Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Release date: 2021-04-23
Metadatarecord created: 2023-04-04
Information last updated: 2024-04-10
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