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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 Lesson, 1828, Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758), Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758), Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809), Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781), Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758), 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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