Antarctic Taxa

all Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 66° 55' 00.0" S Longitude 50° 48' 00.0" E )

Use the link on the Scientific Name to see full details of that taxa. The Observations link allows the user to search for observations near this place.

Any species that are protected are indicated by a *

Scientific NameAuthorityCommon Name   Observations
Acarospora gwynnii Observations
Alexandrium tamarense (Lebour) Balech, 1995 Observations
Aptenodytes forsteri Gray, 1844 Emperor Penguin Observations
Asteromphalus hyalinus G. Karst., 1905 Observations
Asteromphalus sp. Observations
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Laciphde,1804 Minke Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867 Antarctic Minke Whale, Dark-shoulder Minke Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus,1758) Blue Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera sp. Unknown Baleen Whale Observations
Bryum cf. pseudotriquetrum (Hedw.) Gaertn., Meyer & Scherb. Observations
Bryum urbanskyi Broth. Observations
Buellia frigida Darb. Observations
Buellia johnstoni Dodge Observations
Buellia pernigra Darb. Observations
Calanoides acutus (Giesbrecht,1902) Observations
Calanus propinquus Brady,1883 Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Ceratodon purpureus Dixon, 1914 Observations
Chaetoceros criophilus Castrac. (Castracane, 1886) Observations
Chaetoceros curvatus Castrac. (Castracane, 1886) Observations
Chaetoceros hendeyi Manguin, 1960 Observations
Chaetoceros simplex Ostenf, 1901 Observations
Chaetoceros sp. Observations
Clausocalanus brevipes Frost and Fleminger, 1968 Observations
Clio pyramidata Linnaeus,1767 Observations
Clione antarctica Observations
Corethron inerme Karst., 1905 Observations
Corethron pennatum (Grunow) Ostenf., 1903 Observations
Corethron sp. Observations
Ctenocalanus citer Heron and Bowmen, 1971 Observations
Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenb.) Reimann & Lewin, 1964 Observations
Dictyocha speculum Ehrenb., 1837 Observations
Euchirella rostromagna Wolfenden, 1905 Observations
Euphausia crystallorophias Holt and Tattersall, 1906 Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Fragilariopsis cylindrus (Grunow) Willi Krieg., 1954 Observations
Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (O'Meara) Hust., 1952 Observations
Fragilariopsis pseudonana (Hasle) Hasle, 1993 Observations
Fragilariopsis rhombica (O'Meara) Hust., 1952 Observations
Fragilariopsis sp. Observations
Globoppia maior Hammer, 1962 Observations
Grimmia reflexidens Mull. Hal. Observations
Gymnodinium sp. Observations
Gyrodinium glaciale Hada, 1970 Observations
Gyrodinium lachryma (Meunier) Kofoid & Swezy, 1921 Observations
Haslea trompii (Cleve) Simonsen, 1974 Observations
Heterostylites longicornis (Giesbrecht, 1889) Observations
Hydrurga leptonyx (Blainville,1820) Leopard Seal * Observations
Hypsibius antarcticus (J. Murray, 1907) Water bear Observations
Larus sabini Sabine,1819 Sabine's Gull Observations
Lecidea cancriformis CW Dodge & GE Baker Observations
Leptonychotes weddellii (Lesson,1826) Weddell Seal * Observations
Limacina sp. Observations
Lobodon carcinophaga (Hombron and Jacquinot,1842) Crabeater Seal * Observations
Macrobiotus blocki Dastych, 1984 Water bear Observations
Macronectes giganteus Gmelin,1789 Southern Giant Petrel * Observations
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski,1781) Humpback Whale * Observations
Melosira adeliae Manguin, 1957 Observations
Metridia gerlachei Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Metridia lucens Boeck, 1864 Observations
Microcalanus pygmaeus (G. O. Sars, 1900) Observations
Milnesium tardigradum (Schrank, 1803) Water bear Observations
Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus,1758) Southern Elephant Seal * Observations
Oceanites oceanicus (Kuhl,1820) Wilson's Storm Petrel Observations
Oithona frigida (Giesgrecht, 1902) Observations
Oithona similis Claus, 1866 Observations
Oncaea antarctica Heron, 1977 Observations
Oxytoxum criophilum Balech, in Balech & El-Sayed, 1965 Observations
Oxytoxum sp. Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Paraeuchaeta antarctica (Giesbrecht, 1902) Observations
Phaeocystis sp. Observations
Phalacrophorus pictus Greeff 1879 Observations
Plagiotropis gaussii (Heiden) Paddock, 1988 Observations
Pottia austro-georgica Observations
Prasiola crispa subsp. antarctica (Kitzing) Knebel 1936 Observations
Prorocentrum sp. Observations
Protopelagonemertes hubrechti (Brinkman 1917) Observations
Protoperidinium applanatum (Mangin) Balech, 1974 Observations
Protoperidinium unipes (Balech) Balech, 1974 Observations
Pseudephebe minuscula (Nyl. ex Arnold) Brodo & Hawksw. Observations
Pseudonitzschia lineola (Cleve) Hasle, 1965 Observations
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin Observations
Pyramimonas gelidicola McFadden, Moestrup & Wetherbee, 1982 Observations
Racovitzanus antarcticus Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Rhincalanus gigas Brady, 1883 Observations
Rhizosolenia polydactyla f. polydactyla Castrac., 1886 Observations
Rhizosolenia simplex Karst., 1905 Observations
Rhizosolenia sp. Observations
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-Zahony 1909 Observations
Salpa sp. Observations
Scolecithricella minor (Brady,1883) Observations
Stephos longipes (Giesbrecht, 1902) Observations
Thalassiosira gracilis (Karsten) Hustedt Observations
Thalassiosira gracilis var. expecta (V. Land.) Fryxell et Hasle Observations
Thalassiosira gracilis var. gracilis (Karst.) Hust. Observations
Thalassoica antarctica (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Petrel Observations
Thysanoessa macrura G.O Sars, 1883 Observations
Tomopteris sp. Observations
Trichotoxon reinboldii (van Heurck) Reid & Round, 1987 Observations
Umbilicaria aprina Nyl. Observations
Usnea antarctica Du Rietz. Observations

For additional taxa, see the Search Taxonomy page of Antarctic Biodiversity.