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1. Anaesthetics and Ecology of the Southern Elephant Sea at Macquarie Island and Heard Island [ASAC_520]
A variety of different chemical restraints, or anaesthetics, were trialed on Southern Elephant Seals at Heard Island and Macquarie Island. The trials were performed on female and juvenile seals, ...


2. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT METADATA
Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed ...


3. Dialects and Usage Patterns of Weddell Seal 'Leptonychotes weddelli' Underwater Vocalisations [ASAC_556]
Underwater recordings of vocalisations of Weddell seals were obtained at 8 locations within the Vestfold Hills (7) and Larsemann Hills (1). The recordings were made near groups of seals on the ice ...


4. Diet and Foraging Area of Antarctic Fur Seals at Heard Island [ASAC_466]
Antarctic Fur Seals from Heard Island fed mainly on fish, but the prey species changed both seasonally and inter-annually. The majority of prey were pelagic myctophids characteristic of deep oceanic ...


5. Diving Physiology and Energy Requirements of Free Ranging Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_589]
Southern elephant seals are among the deepest diving of all marine mammals. This study examined physiological and behavioural mechanisms used by the seals to conserve energy while diving and estimated ...


6. Ecology and Zoogeography of Parasites of Antarctic Fish [ASAC_67]
The body surface, mouth, gills, internal organs and tissues of 368 teleost fish of 26 species from Prydz Bay, Heard Island, Macquarie Island, Davis Station and Casey Station in Antarctica were examined ...


7. Fish biological and stomach contents data - Casey 1988 [c88_data]
Data from fish captured by Erwin, Casey 1988. Includes fish size, weight, sex, reproductive stage data as well as quantitative stomach contents data and qualitative position data. Approximate locations ...


8. Foraging Ecology of Gentoo Penguins [ASAC_709]
Gentoo penguins are the least numerous of the penguins breeding at Macquarie Island, and the only species to rear two chicks. This project examined the interactions between diving behaviour, diet ...


9. Heavy metal and organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic vertebrates [ASAC_590]
As top predators seabirds have the potential to accumualte marine pollutants. This study quantified heavy metal loads in 3 species of albatross. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Cadmium ...


10. Kerguelen Plateau demersal fish assemblages- Regions of Common Profile Analysis Products [AAS_4124_Kerguelen_Plateau_demersal_fish_assemblages]
Demersal fish form an important component of sub-Antarctic ecosystems. While understanding the distribution of key commercial species is the subject of much current research, patterns in the distribution ...


11. Pelagic Fishes of the Eastern Antarctic Ocean - data from BROKE-East survey [ASAC_865]
This study investigated distribution patterns of pelagic fish, larvae and juveniles collected by RMT trawls during ANARE's BROKE survey to CCAMLR Division 58.4.1 (80 degrees to 150 degrees E and from ...


12. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


13. Southern Elephant Seal Foraging in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_468]
Twenty three juvenile (8-14 months of age) southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina L.) from Macquarie Island were tracked during 1993 and 1995. Migratory tracks and ocean areas with concentrated ...


14. The Annual Cycle of Reproductive and Stress Hormones in the Gentoo Penguins - Penguins Restraint and Stress Level [ASAC_558]
The only work that went ahead as part of this ASAC project was to look at Penguins restraint and stress level (see the referenced paper below). From the paper: During most research on penguins it ...


15. The Vertical Distribution of the Pelagic Fish 'Pleuragramma antarcticum' in Prydz Bay [ASAC_608]
A series of 6 sets of midwater trawls in Prydz Bay. Each trawl set took place over a 24 hour period to test the extent of diurnal vertical migration in P. antarcticum. Part of the KROCK cruise of ...


16. To Establish the Baseline Parameters for the Haematology and Red Blood Cell Metabolism of the Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) [ASAC_545]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 545 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Blood was collected ...


17. Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey Opportunistic Sightings [seamap329]   PARENT METADATA
The Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey (BMMS) is a long-term study that has been documenting the occurrence, distribution, and abundance of marine mammals around the islands of The Bahamas since 1991. With ...


18. Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey Strandings [seamap327]   PARENT METADATA
The Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey (BMMS) is a long-term study that has been documenting the occurrence, distribution, and abundance of marine mammals around the islands of The Bahamas since 1991. With ...


19. Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey Turtles Sightings [seamap326]   PARENT METADATA
The Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey (BMMS) is a long-term study that has been documenting the occurrence, distribution, and abundance of marine mammals around the islands of The Bahamas since 1991. With ...


20. Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating and confined Adelie penguins to model Weddell seal, model leopard seals and a seal bag, Cape Bird, Ross Island 2003-2004 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_10]
Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a model Weddell seal, a model Leopard seal and a seal bag were measured by measuring behaviour and collecting blood samples ...


21. Behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a novel object, Ross Island, 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_7]
The behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a person standing 1 meter away and to a cardboard shield of similar size to a person also at 1 meter distance were measured to determine ...


22. Blood and faecal samples from Adelie and emperor penguins at Cape Washington and Mandible Cirque, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica [K034_2001_2005_NZ_14]
Blood and faecal samples were collected from 96 emperor penguins at Cape Washington and from 29 Adelie penguins at Mandible Cirque. Plasma concentrations of corticosterone will be measured ...


23. Change in corticosterone levels and corticosterone response in arriving and departing Adelie penguins at Cape Bird, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_1]
Adelie penguins were captured at Cape Bird, Ross Island in the 2001-2002 season to measure the effects of fasting on corticosterone responses in penguins departing from the rookery compared with those ...


24. Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins to people and confinement, Cape Washington 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_12]
Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins were measured in birds that were followed for up to 30 minutes. Blood samples were taken and corticosterone concentrations measured. Penguins ...


25. Corticosterone and behavioural responses to people of arriving and departing penguins temporarily confined, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_5]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of incubating penguins was measured on incubating adelie penguins in the 2001-2002 season. In the 2002-2003 seasons that study was extended to include ...


26. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people at Mandible Cirque, North Victoria Land - a rookery previously not visited by people 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_13]
Approximately 20,000 pairs of Adelie penguins nest at Mandible Cirque on the northern Victoria Land Coast. This rookery had not previously been visited by people, providing the chance to compare responses ...


27. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people, Cape Bird [K034_2001_2005_NZ_2]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of Adelie penguins to the presence of people was investigated to determine the minimum distance for a person to approach a penguin without initiating a ...


28. Corticosterone responses and body condition of penguins arriving at Cape Bird, Cape Royds and Cape Crozier, Ross Island. 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_3]
With unusual ice conditions around Ross Island as a consequence of the iceberg B15 being stationary north of Ross Island, penguins returning to rookeries had much further to walk than usuall. The ...


29. Corticosterone responses of Emperor Penguins in the Ross Sea Region [K034_2001_2005_NZ_9]
In the 2003-2004 season, 7 emperor penguins were sampled in the McMurdo Sound area. Birds were caught by hand and a single blood sample collected from a vein in the flipper. Each bird was then restrained ...


30. Diesease in Adelie and Emperor Penguins [K034_2001_2005_NZ_11]
Cloacal swabs were taken from Adelie penguins at Cape Crozier and Cape Bird (2003-2004 season) and at Mandible Cirque (2004-2005 season) and from emperor penguins in McMurdo Sound (2003-2004 season) ...


31. Indian Ocean Marine Bird and Mammal Survey, 2004 [seamap227]   PARENT METADATA
In January 2004, investigators from CUNY-Staten Island (Richard Veit, Marie Caroline Martin) and Duke Marine Lab (David Hyrenbach) embarked on a research cruise spanning through the Madagascar Channel ...


32. NMML Harbor Porpoise Vessel Survey, SE Alaska, Fall 1991 [seamap152]   PARENT METADATA
In fall 1991, Southeast Alaska, Cook Inlet, and Bristol Bay, were surveyed for harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) from the NOAA John N. Cobb using line transect methodology. The shipboard platform ...


33. NMML Harbor Porpoise Vessel Survey, SE Alaska, Fall 1993 [seamap154]   PARENT METADATA
In fall 1993, the Alaskan panhandle and Prince William Sound were surveyed for harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) from the NOAA John N. Cobb using line transect methodology. The shipboard platform ...


34. NMML Killer Whale Vessel Survey, Kodiak Island, 1993 [seamap156]   PARENT METADATA
From 13 July to 24 August, 1993, a part of a larger study, the waters surrounding the Kodiak Island were surveyed for killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the NOAA Glorita using line transect methodology. ...


35. NOAA Atlantic Cetacean Survey 1992; Sightings [seamap3]   PARENT METADATA
An Atlantic Ocean ship survey was conducted by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center in 1992 to study marine mammals and pelagic apex predators. The primary area of operation was in the Blake Plateau ...


36. NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1993 (W); Sightings [seamap15]   PARENT METADATA
A winter marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1993 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. The ...


37. NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1994; Sightings [seamap19]   PARENT METADATA
A spring marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1994 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the diversity, distribution and estimate abundance of marine mammals in ...


38. NOAA Northern Gulf of Mexico Cetacean Survey 1998; Sightings [seamap31]   PARENT METADATA
A continental shelf cetacean survey in northern Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1998 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Minerals Management Service to examine the distribution and estimate ...


39. NOAA Oceanic Gulf of Mexico Cetacean Survey 2000; Sightings [seamap21]   PARENT METADATA
A spring cetacean survey in the northern U.S. Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 2000 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Minerals Management Service to examine cetacean abundances in both ...


40. NOAA Oceanic Gulf of Mexico Cetacean Survey 2001; Sightings [seamap23]   PARENT METADATA
A spring cetacean survey in the northern U.S. Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 2001 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Minerals Management Service to examine cetacean abundances in both ...


41. North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database - Short-tailed Albatross Sightings [seamap311]   PARENT METADATA
This database was prepared by Jenny Wetzel and John Piatt at the USGS Alaska Science Center for Greg Balogh, USFWS Endangered Species Office, Anchorage, as part of a collaborative USGS / FWS project ...


42. SWFSC Cetacean Sightings during a Marine Mammal Survey in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1468) [seamap211]   PARENT METADATA
This 1992 line-transect survey was designed to make abundance estimates of the central stock of common dolphin, Delphinus delphis, in the eastern Pacific. This stock of dolphin is taken in the tropical ...


43. SWFSC Cetacean Sightings during a Marine Mammal Survey in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1509) [seamap215]   PARENT METADATA
This 1993 line-transect survey was designed to make abundance estimates of the northern stock of common dolphin, Delphinus delphis, in the eastern Pacific. This stock of dolphin is taken in the tropical ...


44. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1165) [seamap197]   PARENT METADATA
This 1988 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the third in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins killed in ...


45. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1267) [seamap199]   PARENT METADATA
This 1989 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the fourth in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins killed in ...


46. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1268) [seamap201]   PARENT METADATA
This 1989 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the fourth in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins killed in ...


47. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1370) [seamap205]   PARENT METADATA
This 1990 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the fifth and final in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins ...


48. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (989) [seamap187]   PARENT METADATA
This 1986 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the first in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins killed in ...


49. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (990) [seamap189]   PARENT METADATA
This 1986 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the first in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins killed in ...


50. SWFSC Oregon, California and Washington Line-Transect Experiment (Orcawale) (1604) [seamap219]   PARENT METADATA
This 1996 line-transect survey was designed to estimate the abundance of and to describe the distribution of dolphins, whales, and porpoises off the west coast of the United States out to 300 nautical ...


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