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Macquarie Island nature reserve vertebrate pests and reserve management program
Entry ID: ASAC_101

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 101
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The diets of Mus musculus and Rattus rattus on Macquarie Island were investigated by analysis of stomach contents collected monthly for 12 months. The diet of the house mouse was found to be mainly invertebrate matter but that of the ship rat ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -54.0   E: 159.0   W: 158.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Copson, G.
Dataset Title: Macquarie Island nature reserve vertebrate pests and reserve management program
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-10-28
Stop Date: 1999-04-18
ISO Topic Category
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints PDF copies of some of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 12 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6233 6728
Fax: +61 3 6233 3477
Email: geoffco at
Contact Address:
Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment
Parks and Wildlife Service
134 Macquarie Street
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7000
Country: Australia
Copson G.R. (1988), The status of the black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses on Macquarie Island., Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 122, 1, 137-141
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23