Dedicated efforts to document marine mammal habitats have only covered a fraction of the global ocean. All users of this site should bear in mind that waters not identified as Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs), candidate IMMAs (cIMMAs) or areas of interest (AoI), and therefore outside of these denominations, may still be important for the long-term survival and well-being of marine mammals. Human activities taking place in marine environments everywhere around the world must be conducted responsibly.

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