Antarctic Taxa

Fauna Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 66° 57' 00.0" S Longitude 50° 28' 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
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
Balaenoptera sp. Unknown Baleen Whale Observations
Calanoides acutus (Giesbrecht,1902) Observations
Calanus propinquus Brady,1883 Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Clausocalanus brevipes Frost and Fleminger, 1968 Observations
Clio pyramidata Linnaeus,1767 Observations
Clione antarctica Observations
Ctenocalanus citer Heron and Bowmen, 1971 Observations
Euchirella rostromagna Wolfenden, 1905 Observations
Euphausia crystallorophias Holt and Tattersall, 1906 Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Globoppia maior Hammer, 1962 Observations
Halecium brevithecum sp. nov. 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
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
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
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Paraeuchaeta antarctica (Giesbrecht, 1902) Observations
Phalacrophorus pictus Greeff 1879 Observations
Protopelagonemertes hubrechti (Brinkman 1917) 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
Salpa sp. 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.