Antarctic Taxa

Fauna Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 62° 02' 00.0" S Longitude 101° 06' 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
Alluroteuthis antarcticus Odhner, 1923 Antarctic neosquid Observations
Aptenodytes forsteri Gray, 1844 Emperor Penguin Observations
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Laciphde,1804 Minke Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera bonaerensis Burmeister, 1867 Antarctic Minke Whale, Dark-shoulder Minke Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson,1828 Sei Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus,1758) Blue Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera physalus Linnaeus,1758 Fin Whale * Observations
Calanoides acutus (Giesbrecht,1902) Observations
Calanus propinquus Brady,1883 Observations
Calanus simillimus Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Clausocalanus laticeps Farren, 1929 Observations
Clio pyramidata Linnaeus,1767 Observations
Ctenocalanus citer Heron and Bowmen, 1971 Observations
Daption capense (Linnaeus,1758) Cape Petrel Observations
Electrona antarctica (Günther, 1878) Lantern fish Observations
Eubalaena australis (Desmoulins,1822) Southern Right Whale * Observations
Eukrohnia hamata (Möbius, 1875) Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Fregetta grallaria grallaria (Vieilott, 1817) White-bellied Storm Petrel (Tasman Sea), White-bellied Storm-Petrel (Australasian) * Observations
Fregetta tropica (Gould,1844) Black-bellied Storm Petrel Observations
Fritillaria sp. Observations
Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith,1840) Southern Fulmar Observations
Galiteuthis glacialis Chun,1906 Observations
Halobaena caerulea (Gmelin,1789) Blue Petrel * Observations
Haloptilus oxycephalus (Giesbrecht,1889) Observations
Histioteuthis eltaninae Voss, 1969 Observations
Hydrurga leptonyx (Blainville,1820) Leopard Seal * Observations
Lobodon carcinophaga (Hombron and Jacquinot,1842) Crabeater Seal * Observations
Macronectes giganteus Gmelin,1789 Southern Giant Petrel * Observations
Macronectes spp. Giant-petrel sp. Observations
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski,1781) Humpback Whale * Observations
Metridia gerlachei Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Oceanites oceanicus (Kuhl,1820) Wilson's Storm Petrel Observations
Oikopleura sp. Observations
Oithona similis Claus, 1866 Observations
Ommatophoca rossii Gray,1844 Ross Seal * Observations
Pachyptila belcheri (Mathews,1912) Slender-billed Prion Observations
Pachyptila desolata (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Prion Observations
Pachyptila spp. Prion sp. Observations
Pachyptila vittata (Forster,1777) Broad-billed Prion Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Paraeuchaeta antarctica (Giesbrecht, 1902) Observations
Phoebetria palpebrata Forster,1785 Light-mantled Sooty Albatross * Observations
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus,1758 Sperm Whale * Observations
Primno macropa Guerin-Meneville, 1836 Observations
Procellaria aequinoctialis Linnaeus,1758 White-chinned Petrel * Observations
Pterodroma inexpectata (Forster,1844) Mottled Petrel Observations
Pterodroma lessonii (Garnot,1826) White-headed Petrel Observations
Puffinus spp. shearwater sp. Observations
Puffinus spp. indet Short-tailed/Sooty Shearwater Observations
Puffinus tenuirostris (Temminck,1835) Short-tailed Shearwater Observations
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin Observations
Rhincalanus gigas Brady, 1883 Observations
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-Zahony 1909 Observations
Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan,1763 Arctic Tern * Observations
Thalassoica antarctica (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Petrel Observations
Themisto gaudichaudi Guerin,1825 Observations
Themisto gaudichaudii Guérin, 1825 Observations
Thysanoessa macrura G.O Sars, 1883 Observations
Vanadis longissima (Levinsen 1885) Observations
Zanclonia weldoni (Browne, 1910) Observations

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