Annual distribution and relative abundance of Beaked whales (1979 - 1997) (proxy for Sowerby's beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens)) (Priority Marine Feature) (SNH WMS)
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The Priority Marine Feature (PMF) list contains 81 habitats and species considered to be of conservation importance in Scotland's seas. It includes many features which are characteristic of the Scottish marine environment, ranging from flame shell beds in coastal waters, to cold-water coral reefs of the deeper seas, and mobile species such as minke whale and basking shark.
This layer shows the annual distribution and relative abundance of beaked whales from 1979-1997.