What is it about?

A geophysical survey conducted offshore Mauritania correlating environmental co-variables to cetacean sightings.

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Why is it important?

In an over exploited area for fisheries, it is important to understand the distribution of cetaceans in order to better protect them and their habitat.


I hope this article brings further discussion about developing countries and the industries brought in from international trade and the influence this has on important habitats to marine life.

Grace Russell
Gardline Ltd

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This page is a summary of: The autumn occurrence and spatial distribution of cetaceans in the waters of Mauritania during a geophysical survey in 2012, African Journal of Marine Science, October 2018, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.2989/1814232x.2018.1531786.
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