DATASET

GMIS - Favourable spawning habitat of adult Atlantic bluefin tuna (ABFT) Monthly 1998-2017 (frequency of occurence, %)

Collection: GMIS : Global Marine Information System 

Description

The favourable spawning habitat of the Atlantic bluefin tuna is daily identified linking their ecological traits with environmental variables from satellite remote sensing and physical ocean models. The spawning habitat (Atlantic bluefin tuna only) is essentially detected through the seasonal heating of surface waters. Adult bluefin tunas migrate thousands of kilometres to spawn in warmer and less productive waters (Mediterranean Sea and Gulf of Mexico) compared to their main feeding ground (North Atlantic Ocean). The physical variables used are sea surface temperature, monthly increase of sea surface temperature, sea surface current and sea surface height anomaly. More information: https://fishreg.jrc.ec.europa.eu/fish-habitat, Peer-reviewed publication: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0079661116000070

Contact

Email
jrc-emis (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

Druon, Jean-Noel (2019): GMIS - Favourable spawning habitat of adult Atlantic bluefin tuna (ABFT) Monthly 1998-2017 (frequency of occurence, %). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/a60cc972-2a78-461b-b8bd-9aae008e9c03

Keywords

climate change GIS digital format marine environment marine monitoring Atlantic bluefin tuna Marine protected area ocean color Ocean model Spawning Habitat satellite observations

Data access

GMIS - Download access (GMIS_BFT500_SH)
URL 
  • Direct NetCDF download

Publications

Publication
Habitat suitability of the Atlantic bluefin tuna by size class: an ecological niche approach
Druon J, Fromentin J, Hanke A, Arrizabalaga H, Damalas D, Ticina V, Quilez-Badia G, Ramirez K, Arregui I, Tserpes G, Reglero P, Deflorio M, Oray I, Karakulak S, Megalofonou P, Ceyhan T, Grubisic L, Mackenzie B, Lamkin J, Afonso P, Addis P. Habitat suitability of the Atlantic bluefin tuna by size class: an ecological niche approach. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY 142; 2016. p. 30-46. JRC96598

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((-30 70,42 70,42 10,-30 10,-30 70))
GEO
{"type":"Polygon","crs":{"type":"name","properties":{"name":"urn:ogc:def:crs:OGC:1.3:CRS84"}},"coordinates":[[[-30.0,70.0],[42.0,70.0],[42.0,10.0],[-30.0,10.0],[-30.0,70.0]]]}

Temporal coverage

From date To date
1998-01-01 2017-12-31

Lineage information

General information: Model performance is assessed against the distance of presence data to closest habitat. For bluefin tuna, 75% of observations are closer than 13.9 km of favourable spawning habitat (n = 582).

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2020-11-23
Issued date
2019-07-09
Landing page
http://gmis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Environment
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/a60cc972-2a78-461b-b8bd-9aae008e9c03
Popularity