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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:

UCCUniversity College Cork 

When was it usedPublished 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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