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BTN-IMEDEA: Balearic Tracking Network
Alós, Josep; Aspillaga, Eneko; (2021). Balearic Tracking Network (BTN).
Contact: Alós, Josep

Availability: This work is licensed under meaning it is under moratorium until 2025-04-15

Permanent acoustic receiver network installed around the Balearic Islands to conduct long-term telemetry studies. Several species (e.g., groupers, rays) are being tagged with long-life acoustic transmitters (5-10 yr) to study their movement and residency patterns over long time periods.

Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Marine/Coastal, Acoustic arrays, Acoustic data, Acoustic tags, Acoustic telemetry, Acoustic Telemetry, Fish movement, Fish tracking, Groupers, Rays, Receivers, Tags (acoustic), Telemetry, Tracking networks, Transmitters, MED, Balearic Sea, MED, Spain, Balearic I., Crustacea, Elasmobranchii, Pisces

Geographical coverage
MED, Balearic Sea [Marine Regions]
MED, Spain, Balearic I. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 15 April 2021 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Elasmobranchii [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]

Fish detections Methodology
Fish detections: Acoustic telemetry

Universitat de les Illes Balears; Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA), moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
European Tracking Network (ETN) data, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-10-21
Information last updated: 2023-05-30
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