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Data set name

MARINE MAMMALS ALONG THE COASTS OF FRANCE

Data holding centreCENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIFERES MARINS / CENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIF. MARINS /CRMM
CountryFrance  France
Time period1972 - 2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Côtes françaises du Golfe de Gascogne - Manche - Mer du Nord - Méditerranée

Observations 
Parameters

Cetacean behaviour; Cetacean mortality; Cetacean morphology and physiology; Cetacean abundance

Instruments

Manual biota samplers; observers

Description 
Summary

Database of stranding sightings by catch on marine mammals of french coast. Sample collections for ecological parameters determination.

OriginatorsCENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIFERES MARINS / CENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIF. MARINS /CRMM
References

Ridoux V. et al. (2004) The impact of the Erika oil spill on pelagic and coastal marine mammals: combining demographic, ecological, trace metals and biomarker evidences., Aquatic Living Resources, 2004, 17,379-387; Pusineri, C., Magnin, V., Meynier, L., Spitz, J., Hassani, S., Ridoux, V (2006) (2006). Food and feeding ecology of the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) in the northeast Atlantic and comparison with its diet in neritic areas., Marine Mammal Science, in press., 2006; Dabin W. et al. (2003) Double-faced monster in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) found in the Mediterranean sea., Vet. Rec., 2003, 153,154(10),306-308; Bustamante P, Garrigue C, Breau L, Caurant F, Dabin W, Greaves J, Dodemont R (2003) Trace elements in two odontocete species (Kogia breviceps and Globicephala macrorhynchus) stranded in New Caledonia (South Pacific)., Environmental pollution, 2003, 124,263-271; Spitz J., Richard E., Meynier L., Pusineri C., Ridoux, V. (2006) Dietary plasticity of the oceanic striped dolphin, Stenella coeruleoalba, in the neritic Bay of Biscay., Journal of Sea Research, in press., 2006; Santos, M.., Pierce, G.J., López, A., Reid, R.J., Ridoux, V., Mente, E. (2005) Pygmy sperm whales, Kogia breviceps, in the northeast Atlantic: new information on stomach contents and strandings., Marine Mammal Science, in press., 2005; Ringelstein, J., Pusineri, C., Hassani, S., Meynier, L., Nicolas, R., Ridoux, V. (2006) The food and feeding ecology of the striped dolphin, Stenella coerulaeoalba, in the oceanic Northeast Atlantic., Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK. In press., 2006

Data web sitehttp://crmm.univ-lr.fr/
Availability 
OrganisationCENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIFERES MARINS / CENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIF. MARINS /CRMM
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactRIDOUX Vincent
Address

CENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIFERES MARINS / CENTRE DE RECHERCHE MAMMIF. MARINS /CRMM
Institut de la Mer et du Littoral Port des Minimes
LA ROCHELLE

17000
France

Telephone+33(0)5 46 44 99 10
Facsimile+33(0)5 46 44 99 45
Emailvincent.ridoux@univ-lr.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierMOCE01
Global identifier4626
Last revised2011-01-24