Collection Details

Subantarctic Fur seals Arctocephalus tropicalis at Heard Island, 1987/88

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Catalogue id
Whittle, Michael (Mike)

Collection Details

Simon Goldsworthy
Collection Acronym
This collection of sightings represent the first evidence of sub-Antarctic Fur seals Arctocephalus tropicalis visiting Heard Island. They normally breed on the Prince Edward Islands and Iles Crozet.
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Collection Status
Data collection complete
The status of the sub-Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus tropicalis at Heard Island, Simon Goldsworthy in Heard Island 1987/88 ANARE report compiled by Roger Kirkwood, Eric Woehler, and Harry Burton (1989)
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Resource Code: - sub-fur-hi
Resource Name: - Subantarctic Fur seals at Heard Island, 1987/88
Keywords: - seals, Arctocephalus tropicalis
Basis of Record: - Observation

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Linked to the following Bioregions

Subantarctic Island - Heard Island

Data Details

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Spatial Coverage
53° 03' 06.5" S to 53° 08' 22.2" S | -53.0518° to -53.1395°
73° 39' 03.2" E to 73° 46' 59.9" E | 73.6509° to 73.7833°
Date Range of Collection
10-Dec-1987 to 26-Feb-1988
Heard_Island_Report_1987_1988 - The 1987/1988 Field Season at Heard Island