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Harbour seals GPS telemetry in Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Vincent, C. 2019. Harbour seals GPS telemetry in Baie du Mont Saint-Michel. .
Contact: Vincent, Cécile ;

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8 harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) were captured in the Baie du Montt-Saint-Michel (France) between January 2006 and October 2007 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, Aero’Baie, PELAGIS (CNRS/La Rochelle University), the Office national de la chasse de la faune sauvage (ONCFS), the Zoo de La Fleche and the Zoo La Bourbansais. 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 

Supplemental information: [2020-10-23] A few records had incorrect date/time. They are corrected.

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: -1,9554; MinLat: 48,6236 - MaxLong: 0,4677; MaxLat: 50,8265 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
29 January 2006 - 8 April 2008

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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