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Foraging ecology of fur seals at Iles Kerguelen
Entry ID: AADC-02128

Abstract: Public summary for project 2128:

The aim of this study is to relate the foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seals breeding on the Kerguelen Plateau at Iles Kerguelen and Heard Island, to the distribution of prey species at sea. Specifically this project seeks to examine the relationship between predators and prey, and how their locations at sea vary according to the position of major productive ... View entire text
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  N: -47.38   S: -50.95   E: 77.37   W: 64.68

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Goldsworthy, S.
Dataset Title: Foraging ecology of fur seals at Iles Kerguelen
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-07-20
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-02-06
Stop Date: 2000-03-05
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 16 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Email: goldsworthy.simon at
Province or State: South Australia
Country: Australia
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Goldsworthy, S.D., Lea, M-A. and Guinet, C. (2004), Comparison of mass-transfer and isotopic dilution methods for estimating milk intake in Antarctic fur seal pups, Polar Biology, 27, 801-809
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-18

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