Winter aggregations of marine mammals and birds in the north-eastern Weddell Sea pack ice

@article{Pltz1991WinterAO,
  title={Winter aggregations of marine mammals and birds in the north-eastern Weddell Sea pack ice},
  author={Joachim Pl{\"o}tz and H. Weidel and Miriam Bersch},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={1991},
  volume={11},
  pages={305-309}
}
SummaryA seabird and mammal census was carried out in the north-eastern Weddell Sea during the austral winter of 1986. The German research icebreaker Polarstern operated in heavy pack ice along the Greenwich Meridian between the northern sea ice boundary and the Antarctic coast. Crabeater seals (Lobodon carcinophagus), minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata), Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), Antarctic petrels (Thalassoica antarctica) and snow petrels (Pagodroma nivea) were found to be… CONTINUE READING

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