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RV Investigator Voyage IN2017_V02 Seabird Observations, Australia (2017)

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Nov 20, 2018 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Seabird and incidental cetacean and seal sightings were recorded during daylight hours during the moorings deployment at the SOTS site, southwest of Tasmania, Australia, March 2017. Observations were made every ten minutes in the forward quadrant. There were 1200 observations from 38 species of birds, 3 cetacean species and one seal. The commonest bird species were Puffinus tenuirostris and Pachyptila turtur. Each species has been linked where possible to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS

Data Records

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  • Occurrence (core)
  • ExtendedMeasurementOrFact 

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Woehler E (2018): RV Investigator Voyage IN2017_V02 Seabird Observations, Australia (2017). v1.4. CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. Dataset/Occurrence.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 99baccb4-c358-4abe-b2a7-262a2074157f.  CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Atlas of Living Australia.


Occurrence; Observation

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Metadata record!860151d4-c83d-4115-bdc9-00b35a606510 ASCII ISO-19115


Who created the resource:

Eric Woehler
Principal Investigator
Australasian Seabird Group, Birdlife Australia Hobart AU +61 0428 204 565

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Eric Woehler
Australasian Seabird Group, Birdlife Australia Hobart Tasmania AU +61 0428 204 565

Who filled in the metadata:

Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Data manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere PO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 (3) 6232 5062

Who else was associated with the resource:

Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Node Manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere GPO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania +61 3 6232 5062

Geographic Coverage

Southern Ocean, SOTS site

Bounding Coordinates South West [-46.767, 141.896], North East [-42.976, 147.5]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2017-03-17 / 2017-03-28

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers 99baccb4-c358-4abe-b2a7-262a2074157f