Antarctic Taxa

Fauna taxa within

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Scientific NameAuthorityCommon Name   Observations
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Laciphde,1804 Minke Whale * Observations
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua Observations
Chionodraco hamatus (Lönnberg, 1905) Observations
Collembola sp. Observations
Daption capense (Linnaeus,1758) Cape Petrel Observations
Diomedea epomophora Lesson,1825 Southern Royal Albatross * Observations
Diomedea exulans Linnaeus,1758 Wandering Albatross * Observations
Diomedea sanfordi Murphy, 1917 Northern Royal Albatross * Observations
Diphascon chilenense Plate, 1888 Observations
Diphascon pingue (Marcus, 1936) Water bear Observations
Diptera sp. Observations
Dissostichus mawsoni Norman, 1937 Antarctic toothfish * Observations
Fly sp. Observations
Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith,1840) Southern Fulmar Observations
Garrodia nereis (Gould,1841) Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Observations
Glaciopsyllus antarcticus Smit & Dunnet Flea Observations
Glaciopsyllus antarcticus Flea Observations
Gymnodraco acuticeps Boulenger, 1902 Ploughfish Observations
Hydrurga leptonyx (Blainville,1820) Leopard Seal * 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 sp. Water bear Observations
Macronectes giganteus Gmelin,1789 Southern Giant Petrel * Observations
Macronectes halli Mathews,1912 Northern Giant Petrel * Observations
Macronectes spp. Giant-petrel sp. Observations
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski,1781) Humpback Whale * Observations
Mite sp. Observations
Morus serrator (Gray,1843) Australasian Gannet Observations
Nanorchestes antarcticus Strandtmann. 1963 Mite Observations
Notothenia coriiceps neglecta Observations
Nototheniidae sp. Notothenidae spp. Observations
Oceanites oceanicus (Kuhl,1820) Wilson's Storm Petrel Observations
Pachyptila crassirostris eatoni Fulmar Prion (southern) Observations
Pachyptila desolata (Gmelin,1789) Antarctic Prion Observations
Pachyptila spp. Prion sp. Observations
Pachyptila turtur (Kuhl,1820) Fairy Prion Observations
Pagodroma nivea (Forster,1777) Snow Petrel Observations
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Boulenger, 1902) Bald Rockcod Observations
Pelagodroma marina (Latham,1790) White-faced Storm-Petrel Observations
Pelecanoides urinatrix (Gmelin,1789) Common Diving-Petrel Observations
Procellaria aequinoctialis Linnaeus,1758 White-chinned Petrel * Observations
Pseudechiniscus suillus (Ehrenberg, 1853) Water bear Observations
Pterodroma inexpectata (Forster,1844) Mottled Petrel Observations
Pterodroma lessonii (Garnot,1826) White-headed Petrel Observations
Pterodroma leucoptera (Gould,1844) Gould's Petrel * Observations
Pterodroma macroptera (Smith,1840) Great-winged Petrel Observations
Puffinus gavia (Forster,1844) Fluttering Shearwater Observations
Puffinus spp. indet Short-tailed/Sooty Shearwater Observations
Puffinus tenuirostris (Temminck,1835) Short-tailed Shearwater Observations
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin Observations
Ramajendas frigidus Pilato & Binda, 1990 Observations
Thalassarche cauta (Gould, 1841) Shy Albatross * Observations
Thalassarche eremita (Murphy, 1930) Chatham Albatross * Observations
Thalassarche melanophrys Temminck, 1828 Black-browed Albatross * Observations
Trematomus bernacchii Boulenger, 1902 Emerald notothen Observations
Trematomus centronotus Regan, 1914 Sharp-spined notothen Observations
Trematomus hansoni Boulenger, 1902 Striped Rockcod Observations
Trematomus newnesi Boulenger, 1902 Dusky rockcod Observations
Trematomus nicolai (Boulenger, 1902) Spotted rockcod Observations
Trematomus sp. Trematomus spp Observations

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