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Counts of Antarctic Fur Seals at Maiviken, South Georgia, from 2008 to 2020
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01192

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Abstract:
Eight Antarctic Fur seal rookeries near King Edward Point on South Georgia have been monitored since 2008. The colonies (Burnet1, Burnet2, Burnet2, Little, Poa1, Poa2, Poa3 and Tortula) are surveyed frequently between November and January. The number of males, females, pups and juveniles are recorded. Data is also summarised as max count per season for males, females pups and juveniles, and first pup date.

This work was funded by Natural Environment Research Council (UK) core funding to the British Antarctic Survey.

Keywords:
Annual count, Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella

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