Biological and toxicological contamination of cetaceans in the Pelagos Sanctuary: assessment, origin, monitoring and mitigation

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Project type : Reduce human pressures on cetaceans
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The main objective of this project is to contribute to assess and mitigate the impact of biological and chemical pollution on cetaceans in the Pelagos Sanctuary. The expected results of the project are to: 1/ Evaluate the origin and the impact of pathogens and chemical pollutants of terrestrial origin on cetaceans in the Pelagos Sanctuary; 2/ Develop a transboundary health monitoring network on cetaceans stranded in the Pelagos Sanctuary; 3/ Promote the mitigation of biological and toxicological contamination in the Pelagos Sanctuary area.
  • Country : FRANCE, ITALY, MONACO
  • Institution involved :CReDiMa, LDV34, GECEM, VetAgro Sup
  • Contact: Labach Hélène
  • Keywords: Cetanceans, Pelagos Sanctuary, biological contamination, toxicology
  • Budget in: 83110
  • Source of funding and cofunding: Pelagos Sanctuary
  • Project status: ON-GOING
  • Starting Year: 2018
  • End Year: 2010
  • Med - Western Basin: North West of the Basin
  • Bottlenose Dolphin, tuyiin
  • Striped Dolphin
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