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Southern Giant Petrel census data within the Australian Antarctic Territory
Contact: Watts, Dave

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Description
Literature-based data of the Southern Giant Petrel Macronetes giganteus within the Australian Antarctic Territory. more

Historic field reports and other primary literature were re-examined and intrepreted into a consistent format for an analysis of the Southern Giant Petrel Macronetes giganteus census data within the Australian Antarctic Territory. Population data has been forwarded to Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) for their species assessments. Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-05-12. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 121) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Birds
Keywords:
Marine, PS, Southern Ocean, Macronectes giganteus

Geographical coverage
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1 January 1956 - 10 December 2007

Taxonomic coverage
Macronectes giganteus (Gmelin, 1789) [WoRMS]

Contributors
Australian Antarctic Division; Australian Antarctic Data Centre, moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-19
Information last updated: 2016-06-29
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