This study incorporated a variety of methods for studying wildlife in the offshore environment, each with unique strengths. Boat and digital video aerial surveys are able to capture population-level trends in distribution and abundance, while telemetry studies better capture individual movements, and passive acoustic and weather radar studies provide insight into nocturnal activities of wildlife.
Download Mid-Atlantic Wildlife Studies: Distribution and Abundance of Wildlife along the Eastern Seaboard 2012-2014. This 32-page summary publication explores aspects of the mid-Atlantic ecosystem; describes our survey and analytical approaches; and presents a range of results, featuring several case studies on specific species or phenomena.
The Executive Summary for the technical report is also available here.
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