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OTN/DFO: Porbeagle and Blue Sharks - Tag Release Metadata
Campana, S., Joyce, W., Whoriskey, F. 2013. Migration of porbeagle and blue sharks Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital Accessed on -INSERT DATE
Contact: Ocean Tracking Network (OTN), more

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

This is the OBIS extraction of the OTN/DFO: Porbeagle and Blue Sharks project, consisting only of the release tagging metadata. i.e. the locations and dates of tagged animal release. If readers are interested in the full source dataset they should refer to the OTN web site ( Abstract: To determine movements of porbeagle and blue sharks in Canadian waters and to see if they cross over the US/Canadian border to American waters. The data would help with future management of both species.

Biology > Fish
Marine/Coastal, ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia, Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788), Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
4 October 2013 - 30 October 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [WoRMS]
Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Dalhousie University; Ocean Tracking Network (OTN), more
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO), moredata creator

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OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-05-05
Information last updated: 2015-05-05
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