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Distribution, Abundance and Biology of the Crabeater Seal Lobodon Carcinop Hagus in the Pack Ice Region of the Australian Antarctic Territory
Entry ID: ASAC_378

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 378
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Observations on five groups of crabeater seals were conducted between 29 October and 17 November 1985 in the Antarctic pack ice near 66 degrees S 50 degrees E, off Enderby Land. The pups studied were born in the last half ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 378
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -67.0   E: 159.0   W: 62.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-10-29
Stop Date: 1985-12-17
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Quality This record has been updated by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre, and as such guarantees cannot be made for the accuracy of its contents.

Values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Phone: +61 3 6260 4216
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Contact Address:
PO Box 89
City: Richmond
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7025
Country: Australia
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Shaughnessy P.D., Kerry K.R. (1989) Crabeater seals Lobodon carcinophagus during the breeding season: observations on five groups near Enderby Land, Antarctica. Marine Mammal Science 5(1). 68-77
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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