Study ID 419

Data collected aboard cruises off the coast of the Western Antarctic Penninsula

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Realm: Marine
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Polar ecoregions
Central latitude: -64.770000
Central longitude: -64.050000
Duration: 19 years, from 1993 to 2011

3050 records

54 distinct species

Across the time series Wilson is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

Fraser, W. (2014) “At-sea seabird censuses. Data on the species encountered (including marine mammals), their abundance, distribution and behavior. Data collected aboard cruises off the coast of the Western Antarctic Peninsula, 1993 - present”. Palmer Station Antarctica LTER. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/e3871e749fa737dd94d5a269ac90e8ce, accessed 2016.

Methods

sea bird and marine mammals sightings and counts from polar cruises and surveys Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = NA