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Observations of intraspecific aggressive behaviour in the adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)
Entry ID: K017_1967_1971_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The cause, function, effect and patterns of behaviour in penguin fighting on the colony was determined from long periods of direct observations of banded penguins and on set-period recordings of all movement in a number of other colonies. The incidence of fighting through the season was determined by counts made through the day of all incidents among the 1500 or so penguins in H Block. The ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1967-11-10
Stop Date: 1968-02-15
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ISO Topic Category
Quality A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the publication or contact the investigator.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 321 9809
Fax: +64 3 321 9998
Email: spurre at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research Ltd
PO BOX 40
City: Lincoln
Postal Code: 7640
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Spurr, E.B. Social organisation of the Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae). Ph.D., University of Canterbury : . 1973.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25

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