Antarctic Krill occurrence data from BAS expeditions

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Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) occurence data from BAS expeditions

Data Records

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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


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 8910e49e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  SCAR - AntOBIS publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biodiversity Information System.


Krill; Occurrence

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Angus Atkinson
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Natural Environment Research Council; British Antarctic Survey
Anton Van de Putte
  • Metadata Provider
Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF)
Bruno Danis
  • Point Of Contact
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Departement Educatie en Natuur; Afdeling Zoetwaterbiologie

Geographic Coverage

PS, Southern Ocean

Bounding Coordinates South West [-64.54, -66.48], North East [-47.89, -26.121]

Taxonomic Coverage

Species Euphausia superba [Antarctic krill]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1980-03-01

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers 8910e49e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a