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Data set name

Cetaceans Data sets (since 1997; DQC-CMS involved)

Data holding centreInstitute of Fishery Resources (IFR)
CountryBulgaria  Bulgaria
ProjectIntegrated monitoring of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast between Durankulak and Rezovo
Time period1992-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Western Black Sea - 1-30 miles zone confined between C.Kaliakra and C. Emine

Observations 
Parameters

Cetacean mortality; Cetacean abundance

Instruments

Inapplicable

Description 
Summary

This data set gives information about the stranded animals and about spatial and temporal distribution of the three Cetaceans species, typical for the Black Sea: Tursiops truncatus, Delphinus delphis, Phocoena phocoena. During 2007-2015 occurred intensive sampling on seasonal and/or monthly basis (marine expeditions and monitoring on stranding animals).

OriginatorsInstitute of Fishery Resources (IFR)
References

Cvetan Stanev (1996) Distribution and number of dolphins in the Bulgarian sector of the Black Sea, Insttitute of Fishing Resources

Data web sitehttp://www.ifrvarna.com
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Fishery Resources (IFR)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactVesselina Mihenva
Address

Institute of Fishery Resources (IFR)
4 Primorski Blvd P.O. Box 72
Varna

9000
Bulgaria

Telephone+359 52 632066
Facsimile+359 52 632066
Administration 
Collating centreBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
Local identifierCetaceans_1992-2002
Global identifier5400
Last revised2015-08-26