Antarctic Taxa

Fauna Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 66° 49' 00.1" S Longitude 51° 22' 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
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus,1758) Blue Whale * Observations
Catharacta lonnbergi lonnbergi Subantarctic Skua (southern) Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Daption capense (Linnaeus,1758) Cape Petrel Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Hydrurga leptonyx (Blainville,1820) Leopard Seal * 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
Milnesium tardigradum (Schrank, 1803) Water bear Observations
Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus,1758) Southern Elephant Seal * Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin Observations
Thalassoica antarctica (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Petrel Observations

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