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Whale broad-scale distribution southeastern Bering Sea 2010 (B66)



This data set contains visual surveys along transect lines sampled during the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) walleye pollock stock assessment cruise. Data gathered estimate density and abundance of cetaceans in the survey area. Whale sightings included fin (60), humpback (39), minke (21), sei (1), sperm (6), killer (23), and Baird's beaked (1) as well as Pacific white-sided dolphin (2), harbor (11) and Dallas (93) porpoise. Data were gathered from 06 June 2010 through 05 August 2010.

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  • 1.0 (2011-12-09)
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Spatial Type point
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • biota
  • oceans
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2010-06-06 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-08-05 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 62.30, Minimum (South) Latitude: 54.10
Minimum (West) Longitude: -178.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -160.00

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Nancy Friday <>

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Friday, N., et al. 2011. Whale broad-scale distribution southeastern Bering Sea 2010. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Apr 2024.

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