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Environmental determinants of fecundity and pup growth in fur seals
Entry ID: SOE_fur_seals

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Abstract: This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE.

The fecundity (pupping rates) of female fur seals and the growth rates of their pups relative to changes in sea surface temperatures (local primary production) in the vicinity of Macquarie Island.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -54.0   E: 159.0   W: 158.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Goldsworthy, S.
Dataset Title: Environmental determinants of fecundity and pup growth in fur seals
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2001-06-26
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality This indicator is now OBSOLETE. These data are no longer archived in this location, and are therefore not up-to-date.

The Macquarie Island fur seal population consists of a marked, and largely known-aged population of fur seals. Each breeding season (November-January), the reproductive success of tagged females is monitored, including their pupping success, ... View entire text
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Email: goldsworthy.simon at
Province or State: South Australia
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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