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MWTL biological monitoring network Westerschelde: Seals in the Delta [MWTL biologisch monitoring netwerk Westerschelde: Zeehonden in de Delta]
Rijkswaterstaat Centrale Informatievoorziening: The Netherlands; (2021): MWTL biological monitoring network Westerschelde: Seals in the Delta.

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Aerial monthly (except for September, October and November) surveys of seals counted during low tide as a collaboration between Rijkswaterstaat and the Province of Zeeland.

Biology > Mammals, Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Marine/Coastal, Brackish water, Mammals, Mammals (marine), Seals (animals), ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791), Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2000 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) [WoRMS]
Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Count of Common Seals
Count of Grey Seals

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), more
Ministerie van Infrastructuur Waterstaat; Rijkswaterstaat; Centrale Informatievoorziening (CIV), moredata creatordata owner
Delta Milieu, more
Provincie Zeeland, more

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
MWTL biological monitoring network Westerschelde, more
(Partly) included in:
MONEOS - Diversity of species in the Scheldt Estuary, more
Other relation:
Airborne counts of water birds and marine mammals in the Voordelta en Westerschelde, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2005-09-06
Information last updated: 2022-08-04
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