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IOA: Ocean Tracking Network Indian Ocean Array
Citation
Soria, M. 2013. Ocean Tracking Network Indian Ocean Array.
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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Fifty listening stations will be deployed along the west coast of Reunion Island to track tiger shark and bullshark that will be tagged during the CHARC (Connaissances de l’écologie et de l’HAbitat de deux espèces de Requins Côtiers sur la côte Ouest de la Réunion) program. The aim of this program is to characterize the microhabitats of these species and their feeding behaviours by tagging 40 individuals of each species. This area is also a zone where whales are watched during winter.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Acoustic data, Acoustic telemetry, Feeding behaviour, Microhabitats, Tiger shark, Tracking networks, ISW, Mascarene I., Reunion I., Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839), Elasmobranchii, Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822), Pisces

Geographical coverage
ISW, Mascarene I., Reunion I. Stations [Marine Regions]
Le Port
Coordinates: MinLong: 55,05; MinLat: -21,47 - MaxLong: 66,43; MaxLat: -20,76 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
March 2013 - December 2016

Taxonomic coverage
Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839) [WoRMS]
Elasmobranchii [WoRMS]
Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]

Parameter
Fish detections Methodology
Fish detections: Acoustic telemetry

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


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-11-30
Information last updated: 2021-11-30
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