Study ID 108

Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean (Australian Antarctic Data Centre)

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Realm: Marine
Climate: Global
Biome: Multiple ecoregions
Central latitude: -27.173550
Central longitude: 3.945813
Duration: 29 years, from 1977 to 2006

116226 records

123 distinct species

Across the time series Pachyptila sp is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

Woehler, E. "Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean - Australian Antarctic Data Centre". Available at: http://www.iobis.org, accessed 2012.

Methods

Seabird observations and related environmental data from ships either performing marine science work or taking personnel and cargo to various Antarctic stations. Incidental observations of whales and seals are also noted.Observations are typically made from the bridge out one side of the ship.111 voyages with bird observations Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = NA