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Demographic data for Weddell Seal colonies in Erebus Bay through the 2017 Antarctic field season
Data DOI:
10.15784/601125
Cite as
Rotella, J. (2018) "Demographic data for Weddell Seal colonies in Erebus Bay through the 2017 Antarctic field season" U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Data Center. doi: 10.15784/601125.
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Abstract
The Access database contains information for 3 types of data on Weddell seals for the period 1969-2017. (1) Mark-recapture Data with 278,723 resighting records for 25,589 different individuals tagged in and around the McMurdo Sound area, as well as 740 records from 162 seals tagged at White Island; (2) Mass Dynamics Data contains 5,737 physical masses and 1,271 photographic records and measurements that include the date, ID number, sex, age class, weight (if successfully collected), and perspectives from which photographs were collected for each sampling occurrence; and (3) Research Procedures Data contains 1,005 records of handling and research procedures conducted on Erebus Bay Weddell seals by various research teams in recent years.
Creator(s):
Rotella, Jay
Date Created:
2018-10-02
Repository:
USAP-DC (current)
Spatial Extent(s)
West: 163.68, East: 167.13, South: -78.09, North: -74.75
Temporal Extent(s)
Start: 1969-10-16 - End: 2017-12-15
Award(s)
Version:
1
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