Citations

IMMA Website Text Citation

IUCN-MMPATF, ‘Title of Page or Section’, Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force (MMPATF) Website, Date created, published or posted (day.month.year)>. Available at: www.marinemammalhabitat.org/url (page url accessed), (Accessed:Date when information was used or downloaded i.e. day.month.year)

Example: IUCN-MMPATF, ‘Alborán Sea IMMA’, Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force (MMPATF) Website, 05.06.2017, Available at: www.marinemammalhabitat.org/portfolio-item/alboran-sea (Accessed:23.06.2020).

IMMA Factsheet Citation

IUCN-MMPATF, Year of Publication, Name of IMMA, IMMA Factsheet. IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force,Year. PDF made available for download at https://www.marinemammalhabitat.org/).

Example: IUCN-MMPATF (2020). Menai Bay IMMA Factsheet. IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force, 2020. PDF made available for download at https://www.marinemammalhabitat.org/portfolioitem/Menai-Bay/

IMMA GIS Dataset Citation

Before using the IMMA Dataset read and accept the terms of use, disclaimer and errors and omissions statement below. In particular, please note that the data cannot be used for commercial purposes, passed on to third parties, or republished. Full and appropriate acknowledgement is required in any materials or publications derived from the data. For any publications making substantial use of the data the IUCN-MMPATF welcomes the opportunity for co-authorship,collaboration,and to comment prior to publication.

For single IMMA polygon use please use the following Citation:

IUCN-MMPATF,(Year of Publication), Name of IMMA,Global Dataset of Important Marine Mammal Areas (IUCN-IMMA).Month/year (of the release version accessed or downloaded).Made available under agreement on terms and conditions of use by the IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force and accessible via the IMMA e-Atlas https://www.marinemammalhabitat.org/imma-eatlas/

Example: IUCN-MMPATF (2019) Hellenic Trench IMMA,Global Dataset of ImportantMarine Mammal Areas (IUCN-IMMA). December2019. Made available under agreement on terms of use by the IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force and made available at www.marinemammalhabitat.org/imma-eatlas.

For multiple IMMA polygons, including regional or global IMMA Network datasets, for use in all publications please use the following Citation:

IUCN-MMPATF(Insert year of release version publication) Global Dataset of Important Marine Mammal Areas (IUCN-IMMA).Month/year (of the release version accessed or downloaded). Made available under agreement on terms and conditions of use by the IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force and accessible via the IMMA e-Atlas https://www.marinemammalhabitat.org/imma-eatlas

Example: IUCN-MMPATF (2019) Global Dataset of Important Marine Mammal Areas(IUCN-IMMA).December 2019.Made available under agreement on terms of use by the IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force and made available at: www.marinemammalhabitat.org/imma-eatlas