Distribution and abundance of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, off the coast of Mozambique, 2003


2003


Humpback whales within the southwestern Indian Ocean undertake annual migrations from summer antarctic/Southern Ocean feeding grounds to winter breeding grounds in the tropical and sub-tropical coastal waters of Mozambique, Madagascar and the central Mozambique Channel Islands. Little is known of the inter-relationship of humpback whales on each of these wintering grounds, or the inter-relationship of these wintering grounds with the summer Antarctic feeding grounds. A line-transect survey of cetacean species was carried out in Mozambique coastal waters between Cabo Inhaca (26°00’S, 33°05’E) and just north of Mozambique Island (14°26’S, 40°53’E) and between the 20 and 200m isobaths, over the period 26 August to 7 September 2003. The...


J. CETACEAN RES. MANAGE. (SPECIAL ISSUE) 3, 163–174, 2011






- Inhambane


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Marinha;
- Biodiversidade Costeira


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Diversidade biológica e cultural;
- Gênero e Biodiversidade;
- Identificação, Monitoria, Indicadores e Avaliações


- Parque Nacional de Arquipelago de Bazaruto



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