Feeding Ecology of Penguins at Heard Island with Special Emphasis on King Penguins
Entry ID: ASAC_465

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The diet composition of King penguins Aptenodytes patagonicus at Heard Island (53deg 05S; 73 deg 30E) was determined from stomach contents of 98 adults captured as they returned to the island ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -51.0   S: -55.0   E: 75.0   W: 71.0
  N: -53.0   S: -55.0   E: 160.0   W: 157.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-09-01
Stop Date: 1992-03-31
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Postal Code: 7050
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Publications/References
Moore G.J, Robertson G., Wienecke B. (1998) Food requirements of breeding king penguins at Heard Island and potential overlap with commercial fisheries G. Hempel Polar Biology 20. 293-302

Wienecke B., Robertson G. (2002) Foraging areas of King Penguins from Macquarie Island in Relation to a Marine Protected Area. Environmental Management 29. 662-672

Wienecke B., Robertson G. (2006) Comparison of foraging strategies of incubating king penguins Aptenodytes patagonicus from Macquarie and Heard islands. Polar Biology 29. 424-438

Sokolov S., Rintoul S.R., Wienecke B. (2006) Tracking the polar front south of New Zealand using penguin dive data. Deep-Sea Research I 53. 591-607
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
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