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Data set name

Cetacean nonsystematic sightings in the northern Black Sea off the Crimea (1993-1995)

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodAugust 1993 – June 1995
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern Black Sea. Surface of coastal waters off Crimean peninsula.

Observations 
Parameters

Cetacean abundance

Description 
Summary

The data were collected on occasion. Sightings of cetaceans: harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena relicta), common dolphins (Delphinus delphis ponticus) and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus ponticus). On sailing yachts and coastal stations of observation.

OriginatorsBREMA Laboratory
References

Birkun A.A., Jr., Krivokhizhin S.V. (2001) Contemporary state of marine mammal populations in the Black and Azov Seas: National Report. Pp. 27-37 in: A.A. Birkun, Jr. et al. (Eds.), Marine mammals in the waters of Ukraine (Proc. Workshop on the research and conservation of Black Sea cetaceans and needs assessment for the accession of Ukraine to ACCOBAMS, Kiev, Ukraine, 30 March 2001). Andriivsky Publ. Center, Kiev, 44 p. (in Ukrainian)., ; Birkun A.A., Jr., Krivokhizhin S.V. (2000) Distribution of cetaceans and trends in their abundance off the coasts of the Crimea. Pp. 23-27 in: Proc. Internat. Conf. «Marine Mammals of Holarctic», Arkhangelsk, Russia, 21-23 September 2000. Pravda Severa, Arkhangelsk, 464 p. (in Russian).,

Data web sitehttp://bio.emodnet.eu/
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactLeen Vandepitte
Address

Flanders Marine Institute
Wandelaarkaai 7
Oostende

8400
Belgium

Telephone+32 59 34 21 30
Facsimile+32 59 34 21 31
Emailinfo@vliz.be
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Biology of the Southern Seas, NAS of Ukraine
Local identifierIBSS22
Global identifier5757
Last revised2011-07-27