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Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean
Contact: Watts, Dave ; Raymond, Ben

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This dataset comprises data on the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean since 1980/81.
Approximately 150000 observations of 26 main species were made from the 1980/81 to 2005/06 seasons. A subset is served by SCAR-MarBIN (ca. 90,000 records).
This work was completed as part of ASAC project 2208 (ASAC 2208).

Biology, Biology > Birds
Marine/Coastal, Marine birds, ISW, Indian Ocean, PS, Southern Ocean, Aves

Geographical coverage
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1981 - 2005

Taxonomic coverage
Aves [WoRMS]

Count, Physicochemical environmental variables, Presence of biota

Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), moredatabase developerdata manager
Woehler, Eric
Watts, Dave
Raymond, Ben

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AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-16
Information last updated: 2015-08-28
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