WoRMS source details

Stienen, E.W.M.; Van Waeyenberge, J.; Kuijken, E. (2003). Zeezoogdieren in Belgisch mariene wateren [Marine mammals in Belgian marine waters]. Rapport Instituut voor Natuurbehoud, A.2003.152. Instituut voor Natuurbehoud: Brussel, Belgium. 15 pp.
1251
Publication
Date
action
by
2013-01-12 18:30:12Z
created
db_admin

Baltic sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Baltic sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Bay of the Wash for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Black Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) 
British Isles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Danish Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Delta area for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Faeroes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Flemish Banks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 
French Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
German Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Greenlandic Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Hebrides for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Icelandic Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Kara Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kattegat for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Mediterranean Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846)  (inaccurate)
Mediterranean Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Nieuwpoort for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 
North Coast of France for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 
North Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
North Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Norwegian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Norwegian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Orkney for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Orkney for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Scotland for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Senegalese Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Shetlands for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Skagerrak for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) 
Wadden Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 
Zeeland for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Biology

Grey seals breed during winter. They are less shy and more curious than the harbour seal. Young, grey seals must ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Biology

Harbour porpoises live either solitarily or in groups, normally of three to five individuals, although sometimes ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Biology

Harbour seals are good swimmers. The pinipeds serve as rudder. The body and back pinnipeds cause propulsion. The ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Biology

White-beaked dolphins feed on living, benthic, shallow water fish. Their food varies according to the region and ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Introduction
 for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia

Regarding the four indigenous marine mammals of the Belgian Continental Shelf, the harbour porpoise is the most ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Morphology

Grey seal males attain 1.7 m in length and a weight of 120 kilos, whereas females are smaller reaching just 1.5 m ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Morphology

Harbour seals can reach up to 1.6 m in length and weigh about 120 kilos. Their colour varies from grey to brown ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Morphology

The head is blunt. Depending on the light, the back may appear black, grey or brown). The flanks are grey and the ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Morphology

White-beaked dolphins are rather large, robust dolphins. The back is dark grey and black, with a lighter ... [details]