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Whale catches in the Southern Ocean
Entry ID: IWC_Whale_catch

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Summary
Abstract: Season whale catch records for austral summers from 1931/32 to 1979/80. Data have been aggregated into one degree cells centered on the reported position. The dataset covers five whale species - Blue, Fin, Sei, Minke and Humpback. These data have been exposed as an OBIS (Ocean Biogeographic Information System) resource via DiGIR (Distributed Generic Information Retrieval (DiGIR)).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -57.5   S: -67.5   E: 105.5   W: 54.5
Min Depth: 0 METRES Max Depth: 5 METRES

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1932-01-01
Stop Date: 1980-01-01
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints These data are accessible from the URL given below - OBIS website. Go to the Advanced Search page, and search for: Whale catches in the Southern Ocean (Australian Antarctic Data Centre).

Data are published to SCAR-MarBIN, OBIS and GBIF data portals via DiGIR web services.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below when using these data.
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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: DiGIR
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 5062
Email: dave.watts at csiro.au
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7000
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11

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