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South Polar Skua Population Census
Entry ID: K121_2011_2012_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Our primary hypothesis is that South Polar skua (Stercorarius maccormicki) population abundance broadly tracks summer food availability in the southern McMurdo Sound region.

Skuas and Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) both prey heavily on Antarctic silverfish (Plueragramma antarcticum) and krill (Euphausia crystallorophias and E. superba) and overlap in breeding space during
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.22   S: -77.54   E: 169.19   W: 166.42

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-12-01
ISO Topic Category
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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: CAROLINE MACLAURIN
Phone: (03) 358 0200
Fax: (03) 358 0211
Email: c.maclaurin at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch 8140
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 321 9999
Fax: +64 3 321 9998
Email: lyverp at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research
PO Box 40
City: Lincoln
Postal Code: 7640
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-25

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