Shallow Coastal Marine Fauna of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Island Antarctica
Entry ID: AADC-00047

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset is a description of the shallow coastal marine fauna found in the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Island area, Antarctica. The results are from various surveys in this region over a 12 month period in 1981-82, and a full listing of species (with photographs) is given in the documentation. It includes benthic, pelagic and planktonic organisms of the coast as well as those that inhabit the ice-water interface.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -69.0   E: 79.0   W: 78.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-12-01
Stop Date: 1987-12-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality A list of all known species found in the coastal Vestfold Hills and Rauer Islands areas is given in this dataset. It is the second only such study undertaken in the area. A number of surveys were made during the 1982 ANARE expedition to Davis. Various sampling methods were used including: scuba diving, plankton nets, hookah (surface supply) system, 50mm gill nets, pump sampler, and collapsible ... View entire text
Access Constraints Data available in the citation, the data centre biodiversity database, or at GBIF, OBIS or SCAR-MarBIN.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: harry.burton 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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-27
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