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  • Global Distribution of Sperm Whales
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  • Description

  • This dataset shows the modelled distribution of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). AquaMaps (www.aquamaps.org) is a species distribution modelling approach that provides standardised range maps for marine species using available information on species occurrence. IUCN status: Vulnerable (Red List of Threatened Species).

    Interested users of the dataset should contact Kristin Kaschner who will identify and provide, where appropriate, the most recent updated data.

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  • Citation

  • Kaschner K, Rius-Barile J, Kesner-Reyes K, Garilao C, Kullander SO, Rees T, Froese R (2013). AquaMaps: Predicted range maps for aquatic species. World wide web electronic publication: www.aquamaps.org, Version August 2013