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dc.contributor.advisor SAJAR en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Author en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Condy, P.R.
dc.coverage.spatial Antarctica en_ZA
dc.coverage.spatial Prince Edward islands
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-23T07:54:35Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-23T07:54:35Z
dc.date.created 1971 en_ZA
dc.date.created 1979
dc.date.issued 1971 en_ZA
dc.date.issued 1979
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7340
dc.description.abstract abstract en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Data on penguin density, species composition, group size and distribution were collected during the course of a seal census in pack ice in the King Haakon VII Sea, Antarctica, in January and February 1977. A total of 774 Ad閘ie and 39 emperor penguins were counted within the 0,4 km wide census strips. An area of 288,17 km2 of pack ice was censused and Ad閘ie and emperor penguins occurred at densities of 2,69 and 0,14 individuals per km2 respectively. Mean group size was 3,72 + 3,76 (n=183) and 1,17�38 (n=29) respectively. Mean pack ice concentration throughout the census was 0,48�25 tenths (n=336). Both species were seen in all ice conditions, being more numerous in open to medium ice concentrations. Emperor penguins appeared to occur mainly on very large, smooth surfaced ice floes whereas Ad閘ie penguins occurred more commonly on small, smooth surfaced ice floes where of both species were moulting when these censuses were conducted. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsored by the National Research Foundation (South Africa) en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsored by the National Research Foundation (South Africa)
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Antarctic Legacy of South Africa en_ZA
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Antarctic Legacy Project
dc.language en_ZA en_ZA
dc.language en_ZA
dc.publisher South African Journal of Antarctic Research en_ZA
dc.publisher South African Journal of Antarctic Research Vol 9
dc.relation.ispartof Vol 4 en_ZA
dc.rights Copyright en_ZA
dc.rights Copyright
dc.subject Antarctica en_ZA
dc.subject Antarctica
dc.subject Mammals
dc.subject Penguins
dc.title Title en_ZA
dc.title Observations on penguins in the King Haakon VII Sea, Antarctica
dc.type Articles en_ZA
dc.type Articles
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