Dataset: RV Investigator Voyage IN2016_V06 Seabird Observations


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Seabird and incidental cetacean and seal sightings were recorded during daylight hours during the moorings deployment, offshore from Brisbane, Nov 2016.

Observations were made every ten minutes in the forward quadrant.

There were 410 observations from 20 species of birds and one cetacean. The commonest bird species were Puffinus pacificus and Sterna bergii. Each species has been linked where possible to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS https://www.marinespecies.org). The data will be available at the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS http://www.iobis.org) in the near future.

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