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Antarctic Krill occurrence data from US AMLR "US Antarctic Marine Living Resources" Program

Latest version published by SCAR - AntOBIS on Aug 7, 2013 SCAR - AntOBIS

Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) occurence data from US AMLR "US Antarctic Marine Living Resources" Program, in the framework of CCAMLR

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 1,268 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 1,268 records  (21 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download (6 KB)


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

A. Atkinson, V. Siegel , E. Pakhomov, P. Rothery (2004): Long-term decline in krill stock and increase in salps within the Southern Ocean. Nature 432: 100-103


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is SCAR - AntOBIS. Restricted

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF


Ccamlr; Krill

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

Online dataset


Who created the resource:

Volker Siegel
Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Volker Siegel
Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries

Who filled in the metadata:

Anton Van de Putte
Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF)

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Bruno Danis
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Departement Educatie en Natuur; Afdeling Zoetwaterbiologie

Geographic Coverage

PS, Southern Ocean

Bounding Coordinates South West [-63.5, -66.05], North East [-51.84, -31.84]

Taxonomic Coverage

Species  Euphausia superba [Antarctic krill]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1990-01-01

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers