A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands
Entry ID: AADC-00043

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Summary
Abstract: Otoliths from 76 fish species are illustrated and described as an aid to the identification of stomach contents of Antarctic birds and mammals. Material was obtained from waters off Australian Antarctic Territory and from around Macquarie and Heard Islands. Information is also given on distribution, habits and known predators of the fish species.

These data were published as an ANARE Research Note (75 - A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands). See the reference for more details.
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Description: Download point for the data - pdf document

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -70.0   E: 162.0   W: 45.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Williams, D.
Dataset Title: A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality This dataset does not cover all fish species known in the area, only those for which otolith material exists in the Australian Antarctic Division's collections. Nearly all species commonly caught by fishing gear or which are known to be important in the diets of predators are included. The authors recommend that this dataset be used in conjunction with other works (such as Hecht, T. (1987) A guide ... View entire text
Access Constraints A copy of the research note can be obtained from the Australian Antarctic Division library.

A pdf copy is available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AADC-00043 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 12 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3340
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dick.williams at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Williams, R., McEldowney, A. (1991), A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands., ANARE Research Notes, 75
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-22
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