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1994 to 2000 - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals (APIS) Survey

Investigator:- Colin Southwell
Purpose:- Capturing and tracking Crabeater seals and 2 Ross seals
Metadata:- APIS - APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's
Projects:- Antarctic pack-ice seals
Population variation in pack ice seals around the Antarctic continent (INCORPORATED IN PROJECT #1144 FROM 2000-01)
Publications:- Wall, S.M., Bradshaw, C.J.A., Southwell, C.J., Gales, N.J. and Hindell, M.A. (2007) Crabeater seal diving behaviour in eastern Antarctica Marine Ecology Progress Series 337 265-277 (View)
Taxa:- Lobodon carcinophaga (Hombron and Jacquinot,1842) (Crabeater Seal) Profile
Ommatophoca rossii Gray,1844 (Ross Seal) Profile
Data types:- Argos PTT. Time-Depth-Recorder.
Data View 27 profiles
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Map from processed data - averaged into a resolution of 0.1 degree positions