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MOBEIA: Long-term acoustic network MOnitoring BEhaviour of coastal species in Illas Atlánticas National Park (NW Spain)
Alexandre Alonso-Fernández, David Villegas-Ríos, Gonzalo Mucientes (2019). Seasonal records of coastal fish species in a marine protected area in Galician waters (NW Spain).

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Permanent acoustic receiver network in the Cies Islands (National Park Illas Atlanticas of Galicia, NW Spain). The array was established as a result of a national project, TAC (Pleamar program, Fundación Biodiversidad, 2018), to evaluate the efficiency of the National Park as a marine protected area. This array was later increased during projects DESTAC e iGENTAC (pleamar 2019 and 2020). Currently, this fixed array is composed by 24 VEMCO (69 kHz) and 28 THELMA Biotel receivers (69 and 71 kHz) to monitor movement and behavior of relevant coastal species. The array is deployed in shallow waters (up to 20 meters) of the national park. This array represents the unique permanent acoustic network deployed in a marine protected area in NW Spain that provides annual records of movement patterns of different coastal fish species.

Biology, Biology > Fish, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Marine/Coastal, Acoustic data, Acoustic telemetry, Acoustic Telemetry, Biologging, Coastal areas, Fish behaviour, Fish movement, Galician coast (spain), Galician rias, Marine protected areas (MPAs), Shallow water, Tracking, Tracking networks, VEMCO, ANE, Spain, Galicia, Ria de Vigo, Pisces

Geographical coverage
ANE, Spain, Galicia, Ria de Vigo [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1 June 2019 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Fish detections Methodology
Fish detections: Acoustic telemetry

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Vigo (IIM), moredata creator
Universitat de les Illes Balears; Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA), moredata creator

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Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2020-06-11
Information last updated: 2023-05-22
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