Dataset

Whale catches in the Southern Ocean, 1931-1980

Australian Antarctic Data Centre
WATTS, DAVE JOHN
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These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL - OBIS website. Data are published to SCAR-MarBIN, OBIS and GBIF data portals via DiGIR web services.

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Season whale catch records for austral summers from 1931/32 to 1979/80. Data have been aggregated into one degree cells centered on the reported position. The dataset covers five whale species - Blue, Fin, Sei, Minke and Humpback. These data have been exposed as an OBIS (Ocean Biogeographic Information System) resource via DiGIR (Distributed Generic Information Retrieval (DiGIR)).

Issued: 2006-01-30

Data time period: 1932-01-01 to 1980-01-01

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