Antarctic Taxa

Fauna Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 66° 51' 22.3" S Longitude 56° 48' 39.6" 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
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 musculus (Linnaeus,1758) Blue Whale * Observations
Daption capense (Linnaeus,1758) Cape Petrel Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith,1840) Southern Fulmar Observations
Leptonychotes weddellii (Lesson,1826) Weddell Seal * Observations
Oceanites oceanicus (Kuhl,1820) Wilson's Storm Petrel Observations
Orcinus orca Linnaeus,1758 Killer Whale * Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Puffinus spp. shearwater sp. 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.