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Energy requirements and daily food consumption of crabeater seals in the Antarctic winter pack-ice
Entry ID: ASAC_1090

Abstract: Although the most abundant of all mammalian predators in the Antarctic marine ecosystem, crabeater seals are also one of the least understood. The most fundamental question of all - how many are there? - is the focus of an extensive international collaborative program (the Antarctic Pack-ice Seal Program, or APIS). This study supplements APIS by providing additional data on the diving behaviour ... View entire text
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  N: -64.0   S: -66.0   E: 150.0   W: 130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: McMahon, C. and Hindell, H.
Dataset Title: Energy requirements and daily food consumption of crabeater seals in the Antarctic winter pack-ice
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-07-01
Stop Date: 1999-08-31
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Province or State: Wales
Postal Code: SA2 8PP
Country: United Kingdom
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McMahon, C.R., Hindell, M.A., Dorr, T. and Massom, R.A. (2002), Winter distribution and abundance of crabeater seals off George V Land., Antarctic Science, 14, 128-133
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23