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Comparison of the structure and diversity of the benthic community of Cape Bird with Cape Hallett and Perseverance Harbour, Campbell Island
Entry ID: K014_1970_1971_NZ_4

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Summary
Abstract: A series of quantitative sea bottom grab samples were collected from the benthos in the area of McDonald Beach and north to the ice cliffs, Cape Bird. Samples were collected from between 25 and 200m in depth with 7 samples in total analysed to determine the structure and diversity of the bottom community. The sampling was extended to Cape Hallett and Perseverance Harbour, Campbell Island for comparisons with Cape Bird.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68  
2.   N: -72.32   S: -72.32   E: 170.27   W: 170.27  
3.   N: -52.54   S: -52.54   E: 169.14   W: 169.14  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-12-08
Stop Date: 1971-02-01

Start Date: 1971-10-27
Stop Date: 1972-02-04
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
GRAB SAMPLERS Ancillary Description
Quality Please refer to the publications and PhD thesis for data. Samples were lodged with Australian Museum in Sydney, Australia. The collection consists of invertebrates, collected from around Ross Island, Cape Hallett and Campbell Island, belonging to the following taxonomy groups (Phylum, Class, Order) with number of samples in the collection:
Note: These are the registered samples and there is ... View entire text
Access Constraints Access to the museum collection is following the museum rules and regulations.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
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
Fax: +61 2 9320 6015
Email: Jim.Lowry at austmus.govt.au
Contact Address:
Australian Museum
6 College Street
City: Sydney
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2010
Country: AUSTRALIA
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Publications/References
Knox, G.A. Lowry, J.K. A comparison between the benthos of the Southern Ocean and the north polar oceans with special reference to the Amphipoda and the Polychaeta. in: Polar oceans: SCOR/SCAR Polar Oceans Conference.Dunbar M.J. (ed) Calgary: Arctic Institute of North America. 423462. pp.1977

Lowry, J.K. Neoxendice cryophile, a new podocerid from the Ross Sea, Antarctica (Amphipoda). Crustaceana 30(1): 98-104, 1976.

Lowry, J.K. Studies on the macrobenthos of the Southern Ocean. Ph.D., University of Canterbury : . 1976.

Lowry, J.K. Bullock, S. Catalogue of the marine gammaridean Amphipoda of the Southern Ocean. Royal Society of New Zealand bulletin 16: 187, 1976.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-23

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