Antarctic Taxa

Fauna Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 66° 22' 00.1" S Longitude 51° 04' 00.1" 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
Amallothrix dentipes (Vervoort, 1951) 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
Calanoides acutus (Giesbrecht,1902) Observations
Calanus propinquus Brady,1883 Observations
Callianira cristata Moser 1909 Observations
Catharacta lonnbergi lonnbergi Subantarctic Skua (southern) Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Clio pyramidata Linnaeus,1767 Observations
Clione antarctica Observations
Ctenocalanus citer Heron and Bowmen, 1971 Observations
Daption capense (Linnaeus,1758) Cape Petrel Observations
Euaugaptilus laticeps (G. O. Sars, 1905) Observations
Euchaeta antarctica Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Eukrohnia hamata (Möbius, 1875) Observations
Euphausia crystallorophias Holt and Tattersall, 1906 Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith,1840) Southern Fulmar Observations
Gaetanus tenuispinus (Sars G.O. 1900) Observations
Globoppia maior Hammer, 1962 Observations
Gymnosomata sp. Observations
Haloptilus ocellatus Wolfenden, 1905 Observations
Hydrurga leptonyx (Blainville,1820) Leopard Seal * Observations
Hyperiella dilatata Stebbing,1888 Observations
Hypsibius antarcticus (J. Murray, 1907) Water bear Observations
Leptonychotes weddellii (Lesson,1826) Weddell Seal * 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
Metridia curticauda Giesbrecht, 1889 Observations
Metridia gerlachei Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Microcalanus pygmaeus (G. O. Sars, 1900) Observations
Milnesium tardigradum (Schrank, 1803) Water bear Observations
Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus,1758) Southern Elephant Seal * Observations
Oithona frigida (Giesgrecht, 1902) Observations
Oithona similis Claus, 1866 Observations
Oncaea antarctica Heron, 1977 Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Paraeuchaeta antarctica (Giesbrecht, 1902) Observations
Phalacrophorus pictus Greeff 1879 Observations
Primno macropa Guerin-Meneville, 1836 Observations
Pseudochirella hirsuta (Wolfenden, 1905) Observations
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin Observations
Racovitzanus antarcticus Giesbrecht, 1902 Observations
Rhincalanus gigas Brady, 1883 Observations
Sagitta gazellae Ritter-Zahony 1909 Observations
Sagitta marri David 1956 Observations
Sagitta maxima (Conant 1896) Observations
Scaphocalanus affinis (Sars G.O., 1905) Observations
Scolecithricella minor (Brady,1883) Observations
Stephos longipes (Giesbrecht, 1902) Observations
Thalassoica antarctica (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Petrel Observations
Thysanoessa macrura G.O Sars, 1883 Observations
Tomopteris sp. Observations

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