Corpus ID: 52201089

Updated Marine Mammal Distribution and Abundance Estimates in British Columbia

  title={Updated Marine Mammal Distribution and Abundance Estimates in British Columbia},
  author={Benjamin D. Best and C. H. Fox and R. Williams and Patrick H. Halpin and P. Paquet},
  • Benjamin D. Best, C. H. Fox, +2 authors P. Paquet
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Information relating to the distribution and abundance of species is critical for effective conservation and management. For many species, including cetacean species of conservation concern, abundance estimates are lacking, out of date and/or highly uncertain. Systematic, line-transect marine mammal surveys were conducted in British Columbia’s (BC) coastal waters over multiple years and seasons (summer 2004, 2005, 2008, and spring/autumn 2007). In total, 10,057km of transects were surveyed in… CONTINUE READING
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