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Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31
Citation
Johnston TH. (2000) Whale and Seal Observations 1929-31 and 1930-31 Pp 30-65. in Shaughnessy, P.D. (ed.) 2000 Antarctic seals, whales and dolphins of the early twentieth century: Marine mammals of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (AAE) and the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 (BANZARE), ANARE Reports 142, 172pp. See Metadata record http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=AMD/AU/ASAC_140.

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Contact: Watts, Dave

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Description
Observations of whales collated from the logs of the two British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 19-Oct-1929 to 1-April-1930 and 22-Nov-1930 to 19-Mar-1931. Covers six whale species - Blue, Fin, Sei, Minke, Orca and Humpback. Any whale observations which were not identified at the species level have been excluded from this collection. Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-01-27. 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: 144) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, ISW, Indian Ocean, PS, Southern Ocean, Balaenoptera borealis, Balaenoptera musculus, Balaenoptera physalus, Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809), Megaptera novaeangliae, Orcinus orca, Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
21 October 1929 - 10 March 1931

Taxonomic coverage
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson, 1828 [WoRMS]
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) [WoRMS]
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) [WoRMS]
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 [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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Harvey Johnston, T. (2000). Whale and seal observations 1929-31 and 1930-31, in: Shaughnessy, P.D. (2000). Antarctic seals, whales and dolphins of the early twentieth century: marine mammals of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (AAE) and the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 (BANZARE). ANARE reports, 142: pp. 30-66, more

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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