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Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Marine Mammals 2005


This guidance deals with Common Standards Monitoring (CSM) for marine mammals on designated sites, including SSSIs, ASSIs and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs).

It provides guidance on the identification of attributes and targets for marine mammals where these are notified or qualifying interest features, together with advice on monitoring methods, with specific guidance for the following species:

• Grey seal Halichoerus grypus

• Harbour seal (also known as common seal) Phoca vitulina

• Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2005·05·01

JNCC (2005) Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Marine Mammals, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 1743-8160.

JNCC and the country nature conservation bodies commenced a programme to develop guidance across the range of species, habitat and earth science features which occur on UK protected sites.

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·08·19

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

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