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Management Units for cetaceans in UK waters (January 2015) 2015

Marine JNCC Publications UK Biodiversity 0963-8091 Cetacean Evidence Guidance Habitats Habitats Directive JNCC report series Mammals Marine Species Species Status Surveillance and Monitoring UK Species 547


Details of each Management Unit (MU) are provided, including boundaries and estimated abundance figures. The MUs provide an indication of the spatial scales at which impacts of plans and projects alone, cumulatively and in-combination, need to be assessed for the key cetacean species in UK waters, with consistency across the UK.

You are free to re-use the Management Units boundary data subject to the terms of the Open Government Licence. If you re-use this data you must acknowledge the source of the information in your product or application by including or linking to the following attribution statement:

"Contains JNCC © copyright and database right 2015. Boundaries defined through discussions of the Inter-Agency Marine Mammal Working Group (IAMMWG)."

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2015·03·01

IAMMWG, (2015), Management Units for cetaceans in UK waters (January 2015), JNCC Report No. 547, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

This report sets out the final agreed Management Units (MUs) for the seven most common cetacean species in UK waters.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·09·20

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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