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dc.contributor.authorEsteban, Ruth-
dc.contributor.authorVerborgh, Philippe-
dc.contributor.authorGauffier, Pauline-
dc.contributor.authorGiménez, Joan-
dc.contributor.authorAfán, Isabel-
dc.contributor.authorGarcía, Pedro-
dc.contributor.authorMurcia, José Luis-
dc.contributor.authorMagalhães, Sara-
dc.contributor.authorAndreu, Ezequiel-
dc.contributor.authorde Stephanis, Renaud-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationJournal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 94 (6): 1317-1325 (2014)es_ES
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/101538-
dc.description.abstractKiller whales have been described in the Gulf of Cadiz, southern Spain, in spring and in the Strait of Gibraltar in summer. A total of 11,276 cetaceans sightings coming from different sources (dedicated research surveys, whale watching companies and opportunistic observations) were used to create two presence–‘pseudo-absence’ predictive generalized additive models (GAM), where presence data were defined as sightings of killer whales and ‘pseudo-absence’ data as sightings of other cetacean species. One model was created using spring data when killer whales’ main prey, Atlantic bluefin tuna, enter the Mediterranean Sea, and the other model used summer data when Atlantic bluefin tuna return to the Atlantic Ocean. Both model predictions show that killer whales are highly associated with a probable distribution of bluefin tuna during their migration throughout the study area, constraining their distribution to the Gulf of Cadiz in spring and the Strait of Gibraltar in spring and summer. Knowledge of the distribution of killer whales in the study area is essential to establish conservation measures for this population.es_ES
dc.language.isoenges_ES
dc.publisherCambridge University Presses_ES
dc.rightsopenAccesses_ES
dc.subjectKiller whalees_ES
dc.subjectOrcinus orcaes_ES
dc.subjectDistributiones_ES
dc.subjectSpatial modellinges_ES
dc.subjectGeneralized additive models (GAM)es_ES
dc.subjectCetaceanes_ES
dc.subjectStrait of Gibraltares_ES
dc.subjectSouther Iberian Peninsulaes_ES
dc.titleIdentifying key habitat and seasonal patterns of a critically endangered population of killer whaleses_ES
dc.typeartículoes_ES
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/S002531541300091X-
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer reviewedes_ES
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002531541300091Xes_ES
dc.relation.csices_ES
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