Description Gridded abundance map of the kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla). This product was developed with DIVA (Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis), the map represents log transformed abundance values. The maps shows the seasonal trend of the species, and is using a running average with data of 10 years. The species is an indicator species for Descriptor 1 Diversity of Marine Birds of the MSFD for the North East Atlantic. Data was provided by JNCC (Joint Nature Conservation Committee).
Citation: European Marine Observation Data Network (EMODnet) Biology project (www.emodnet-biology.eu), funded by the European Commission’s Directorate - General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE).
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