Collection Details

Orca observations from the shores of Macquarie Island

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©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1990
Catalogue id
2194A6
Caption
Voyage 9
Photographer
Bain, Gordon

Collection Details

Custodian
AADC
Collection Acronym
ORCA-MI
Description
This dataset contains sporadic shore based observations of killer whales (Orcinus orca) from Macquarie Island from 1989 to 1998 (inclusive).
Domain
Marine
Taxa Groups
Whales,

List 1 taxa from this collection
Collection Status
Data collection complete
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Resource Code: - orca
Resource Name: - Orca observations from the shores of Macquarie Island
Keywords: - Orcas, Orcinus orca,Macquarie Island, killer whales
Basis of Record: - Observation

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Linked to the following Bioregions

Subantarctic Island - Macquarie Island

Data Details

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Spatial Coverage
54° 29' 04.6" S to 54° 46' 35.4" S | -54.4846° to -54.7765°
158° 47' 24.7" E to 158° 58' 40.1" E | 158.7902° to 158.9778°
Date Range of Collection
28-Dec-1989 to 23-Jan-1998
Metadata
Orcas_observations_MI - Orca observations on Macquarie Island