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Elephant Seal Sightings, Heard Island (1949 to 1960)
Burton, H. and Watts, D. (2006) Elephant Seal Sightings, Heard Island (1949 to 1960), Australian Antarctic Data Centre - CAASM Metadata (
Contact: Watts, Dave

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Elephant Seal Sightings at Heard Island, Southern Indian Ocean. more

At Heard Island, Southern Indian Ocean, seals were branded between 1949-1953. Seal length was measured in feet and inches. Recaptures of seals were made up until 1955, and growth and age-specific survival was calculated.

Biology > Mammals
Marine, Community composition, Life history, Marine mammals, Population dynamics, Southern Hemisphere Oceans, Mirounga leonina, Phocidae

Geographical coverage
Southern Hemisphere Oceans

Temporal coverage
1 January 1949 - 31 December 1960

Taxonomic coverage
Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Phocidae Gray, 1821 [WoRMS]

, Animal sightings, Length

Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), moredata manager

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AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-09-15
Information last updated: 2015-01-23
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