Delphinid spatial distribution and abundance estimates over the shelf of the Bay of Biscay


The small delphinid community (bottlenose Tursiops truncatus, common Delphinus delphis, and striped Stenella coeruleoalba dolphins) of the Bay of Biscay (100 000 km of continental shelf along the French Atlantic coast) has been studied here by combining striptransect aerial surveys conducted between 2001 and 2004 and ship-based surveys conducted between… (More)


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