Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) sightings in Israel 2009–2020: Extralimital records or signs of population expansion?

Mia Roditi-Elasar, Luigi Bundone, Oz Goffman, Aviad P. Scheinin, Dan H. Kerem

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-351
Number of pages8
JournalMarine Mammal Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2021

Bibliographical note

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The authors wish to thank all reporters of sightings and IMMRAC volunteers who helped with various aspects leading to this report. Special thanks are due to Dana Reininger and Shlomi Marko for their dedicated and tireless technical support, in the water and on the net, and to Loren Bismuth for producing and constantly updating maps with new sighting added during the writing of the paper. L.B. would like to express his personal gratitude to Professor Michel Bariche of the American University of Beirut, for the fast and useful confirmation on the details of the Lebanese sightings.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Aquatic Science

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