Antarctic Taxa

Fauna Species within 1.0 degrees of the position

(Latitude 68° 02' 00.0" S Longitude 63° 02' 00.0" E )

Use the link on the Scientific Name to see full details of that taxa. The Observations link allows the user to search for observations near this place.

Any species that are protected are indicated by a *

Scientific NameAuthorityCommon Name   Observations
Aptenodytes forsteri Gray, 1844 Emperor Penguin Observations
Austrogoniodes mawsoni Harrison, 1937 Bird louse Observations
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Laciphde,1804 Minke Whale * Observations
Balaenoptera borealis Lesson,1828 Sei Whale * Observations
Bathydomus thielei Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Daption capense (Linnaeus,1758) Cape Petrel Observations
Diphascon sanae Dastych, Ryan & Watkins, 1990 Observations
Dissostichus mawsoni Norman, 1937 Antarctic toothfish * Observations
Echiniscus jenningsi Dastych, 1984 Water bear Observations
Euphausia superba Dana, 1852 krill Observations
Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith,1840) Southern Fulmar Observations
Glaciopsyllus antarcticus Smit & Dunnet Flea Observations
Glaciopsyllus antarcticus Flea Observations
Gymnodraco acuticeps Boulenger, 1902 Ploughfish Observations
Hypsibius antarcticus (J. Murray, 1907) Water bear Observations
Leptonychotes weddellii (Lesson,1826) Weddell Seal * Observations
Lobodon carcinophaga (Hombron and Jacquinot,1842) Crabeater Seal * Observations
Macrobiotus blocki Dastych, 1984 Water bear Observations
Macrobiotus stuckenbergi Dastych, Ryan & Watkins, 1990 Observations
Macronectes giganteus Gmelin,1789 Southern Giant Petrel * Observations
Macronectes halli Mathews,1912 Northern Giant Petrel * Observations
Milnesium tardigradum (Schrank, 1803) Water bear Observations
Nanorchestes lalae Strandtmann 1982 Observations
Nototheniidae sp. Notothenidae spp. Observations
Oceanites oceanicus (Kuhl,1820) Wilson's Storm Petrel Observations
Orcinus orca Linnaeus,1758 Killer Whale * Observations
Pachyptila belcheri (Mathews,1912) Slender-billed Prion Observations
Pachyptila spp. Prion sp. Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Boulenger, 1902) Bald Rockcod Observations
Pleuragramma antarcticum Boulenger, 1902 Antarctic Silverfish * Observations
Procellaria aequinoctialis Linnaeus,1758 White-chinned Petrel * Observations
Pterodroma inexpectata (Forster,1844) Mottled Petrel Observations
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin Observations
Thalassoica antarctica (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Petrel Observations
Trematomus bernacchii Boulenger, 1902 Emerald notothen Observations
Trematomus centronotus Regan, 1914 Sharp-spined notothen Observations
Trematomus eulepidotus Regan, 1914 Blunt scalyhead * Observations
Trematomus hansoni Boulenger, 1902 Striped Rockcod Observations
Trematomus newnesi Boulenger, 1902 Dusky rockcod Observations
Trematomus nicolai (Boulenger, 1902) Spotted rockcod Observations

For additional taxa, see the Search Taxonomy page of Antarctic Biodiversity.