Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31
Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Dataset credit

iOBIS and Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ben Raymond

Citation

Raymond, B. 2011. Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150599) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from iOBIS (http:www.iobis.org).

Abstract

Observations of whales collated from the logs of the two British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 19-Oct-1929 to 1-April-1930 and 22-Nov-1930 to 19-Mar-1931. Covers six whale species - Blue, Fin, Sei, Minke, Orca and Humpback. Any whale observations which were not identified at the species level have been excluded from this collection.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-01-27. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 144) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Johnston TH. (2000) Whale and Seal Observations 1929-31 and 1930-31 Pp 30-65. in Shaughnessy, P.D. (ed.) 2000 Antarctic seals, whales and dolphins of the early twentieth century: Marine mammals of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (AAE) and the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 (BANZARE), ANARE Reports 142, 172pp. See Metadata record http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=AMD/AU/ASAC_140. Contact Dave Watts for details on citation details.
Data on iOBIS. 2009. http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=599. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/display_collection.cfm?collection_id=127. obtained on 2009-02-03.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103150599
Seabirds0
Marine mammals144
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total144
Date, Begin1929-10-21
Date, End1931-03-10
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-66.98 - -36.95
Longitude19.67 - 177.00
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
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