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Orca observations on Macquarie Island
Citation
Watts, D. (2006) Orca observations on Macquarie Island, Australian Antarctic Data Centre - CAASM.
Contact: Watts, Dave

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This dataset contains sporadic shore based observations of killer whales (Orcinus orca) from Macquarie Island from 1989 to 1998 (inclusive). more

The following data are included in the dataset: Date and time of observation (Australian Eastern Standard Time) The name of the observer The location of the observation (the beach or bay from which the observation was made). The latitude and longitude of the sighted animal (WGS84). The seks of the animal (M=Male, F=Female) (where available). Lifestage of the animal (where available). The observed individual count. Extra notes relating to the observation.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, Macquarie I., Orcinus orca

Geographical coverage
Macquarie I. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
28 December 1989 - 23 January 1998

Taxonomic coverage
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Contributors
Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), moredata creator

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Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2013-07-26
Information last updated: 2013-07-26
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