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Cetacean observations during seismic surveys in 1998 2000


Recording of cetaceans during 1998 operations in UK waters, and some adjacent areas, in compliance with the Guidelines for minimising acoustic disturbance to marine mammals from seismic surveys (April 1998), yielded a total of 518 sightings comprising 4,175 individuals. There were only four sightings of seals. The total time spent watching for marine mammals during seismic surveys in 1998 was 15,834 hrs 21 mins.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2000·01·01

Stone, C.J. (2000) Cetacean observations during seismic surveys in 1998, JNCC Report No. 301. JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Watches for marine mammals were carried out on surveys conducted during 1998.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·08·23

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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