Investigating regional variation in the diet of grey seals
Outcomes:. Authors were able to identify that differences in diet of grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) reflect regional differences in physical habitat features.
How EMODnet Seabed Habitats helped the user: Sediment and depth data were derived utilising output of the EUSeaMap 2016.
Who used it:
UCC – University College Cork
When was it used: Published January 2019
What product was used: EUSeaMap 2016
How was the product used: EUSeaMap was used to derive sediment data using the output of the broad-scale predictive model. The information was then used to characterise seal foraging areas.
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