Composite Antarctic Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishSouthern Ocean(1953). Limits of oceans and seas. 3rd edition. IHO Special Publication, 23. International Hydrographic Organization (IHO): Monaco. 38 pp. (look up in IMIS)   
EnglishGreat Southern OceanWikipedia   
EnglishAntarctic OceanWikipedia   
EnglishSouth Polar OceanWikipedia   
PlaceType IHO Sea Area 
Latitude 68° 2' 23.4" S (-68.03982°)  
Longitude 26° 37' 58.3" W (-26.63286°)  
Min. Lat 85° 33' 45" S (-85.5625°)  
Min. Long 180° 0' 0" W (-180°)  
Max. Lat 60° 0' 0" S (-60°)  
Max. Long 180° 0' 0" E (180°)  
Source ASFA thesaurus, available online at
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Latitude: -68.03982; Longitude: -26.63286; minLong: -180; minLat: -85.5625; maxLat: -60; maxLong: 180; precision: 1416483 meter (geometry updated 2020-01-22 to also reflect seas lying within IHO sea area)    
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Datasets covering
the whole area
A census of penguin colony counts (provided to OBIS) from the year 1900 to 1996 in the Antarctic Region
Amphipoda Hyperiidea of the Southern Ocean: catalogue and occurrences
Antarctic Amphipod Crustaceans: Ant'Phipoda Database (BIANZO)
Antarctic Amphipoda
Antarctic and Subantarctic Asteroid zoogeography
Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Lophogastrida occurrences
Antarctic Deep Sea (ANDEEP): Isopods occurence (Isopoda, Crustacea)
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from "German Antarctic Marine Living Resources" (GAMLR) Expeditions
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition 1976-77
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from Polish FIBEX expeditions
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurrence data from ITALICA 2000 Expedition
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurrence data from Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition 1979
Antarctic Gelatinous Predator Database (ANGELbase): Pagès F. & Bouillon J. 1997 dataset
Antarctic Gelatinous Predator Database (ANGELbase): Pagès F. & Kurbjeweit F. 1994 dataset
Antarctic Jellyfish
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Australian expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from BAS expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Discovery expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Japanese expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Spanish RV "Fruela"
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Ukraine YUGNIRO Institute
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from US AMLR "US Antarctic Marine Living Resources" Program
Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System
Antarctic Starfish (Echinodermata: asteroidea) from the ANDEEP3 expedition
Ant'Phipoda Database (New records)
ANTXXIII-8 Birds and Mammals
Atlas of cephalopod distribution in the Southern Ocean
Australian Antarctic Territory bird banding records
Bacteria and chlorophyll-a water column observations (surface to ~150m), April-August 2001, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Cumacea
Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Mysida
Biological Investigations of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks (BIOMASS) Bird Observations
Biopearl expedition: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
British Antarctic Survey Argos satellite tracking data
Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program
Check list of Antarctic and Subantarctic Halacaridae
Collections data on ecology of bottom animal of the Southern ocean
Discovery Investigations Biological Database
Electron Microscope Database
EPOS3: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
Fish catches from Rectangular Midwater Trawl during BROKE-West
Historic krill - scientific data
In situ observations of Stygiomedusa gigantea
IPY CAML (Tangaroa cruise)- EBS
Isopoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca) of the Southern Ocean and adjacent seas
Krill abundance, vertical and horizontal distribution (MOCNESS system), April-June 2001-02, continental margin west of Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Lower Trophic Levels Database
Marine birds and mammals of the Southern Ocean (a census for the CAML)
Marine fauna survey of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Island, 1981-82
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (MACN), Buenos Aires: sea stars collection (Asteroidea, Echinodermata)
National Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Collections
New records of Southern Ocean Polychaeta - results from SOAP 2010 (Southern Ocean Annelid Project)
RMT Trawl catch from 1985/86 V1 ADBEX III voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1980/81 V5 FIBEX voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1995/96 V4 BROKE voyage
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean
South American Antarctic Marine Biodiversity Literature part 2
Southern Ocean Cnidarian Collections
Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey and SCAR Action Group on CPR Research
Southern Ocean octopus
Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation
Southern Ocean Ostracoda (except Halocypridina)
SOVIET ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONS for Zooplankton (R.V. OB March-May 1956, January-March 1957;R.V.ACADEMIC KURCHATOV, October 1971-January 1972; RV DMITRY MENDELEEV;R.V.ACADEMIC IOFFE 1992)
Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations
The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean
The distribution and composition of mesopelagic fish assemblages in the Southern Ocean and their relation to major water masses
The Register of Antarctic Marine Species
Tintinnid Ciliate Southern Ocean Records
Walter Herwig 1978 (FFS): SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
in this area (100)
Abatus agassizii Mortensen, 1910
Abatus bidens Mortensen, 1910 accepted as Abatus cavernosus bidens Mortensen, 1910
Abatus cavernosus (Philippi, 1845)
Abatus cordatus (Verrill, 1876)
Abatus curvidens Mortensen, 1936
Abatus elongatus (Koehler, 1908) accepted as Abatus koehleri (Thiéry, 1909)
Abatus shackletoni Koehler, 1911
Abyssorchomene charcoti (Chevreux, 1912)
Abyssorchomene nodimanus (Walker, 1903)
Abyssorchomene plebs (Hurley, 1965) accepted as Pseudorchomene plebs (Hurley, 1965)
Abyssorchomene rossi (Walker, 1903) accepted as Pseudorchomene rossi (Walker, 1903)
Abyssorchomene scotianensis (Andres, 1983)
Acanthephyra pelagica (Risso, 1816)
Acanthephyra quadrispinosa Kemp, 1939
Acanthomenia gaussiana Thiele, 1913
Acanthonotozomella alata Schellenberg, 1926
Acanthonotozomella rauscherti Coleman & Jäger, 2001
Acanthonotozomella trispinosa (Bellan-Santini, 1972)
Acanthonotozomoides oatesi (K.H. Barnard, 1930)
Acanthonotozomopsis pushkini (Bushueva, 1978)
Acodontaster hodgsoni f. stellatus (Koehler, 1920)
Adeliella laticornis Nicholls, 1938
Adeliella olivieri De Broyer, 1975
Adoncholaimus crassicaudatus  accepted as Adoncholaimus crassicaudus Wieser, 1953
Aeginoides gaussi Schellenberg, 1926
Aetideopsis minor (Wolfenden, 1911)
Aetideopsis tumorosa Bradford, 1969
Aetideus armatus (Boeck, 1872)
Aetideus australis (Vervoort, 1957)
Aetideus bradyi Scott A., 1909
Alexandrella australis (Chilton, 1912)
Alexandrella dentata Chevreux, 1912
Alexandrella inermis Bellan-Santini & Ledoyer, 1987
Alexandrella mandibulata Berge & Vader, 2005
Alexandrella martae Berge & Vader, 2005
Alexandrella subchelata Holman & Watling, 1983
Alexandromenia acuminata Salvini-Plawen, 1978
Alexandromenia antartica Salvini-Plawen, 1978
Allogaussia galeata Schellenberg, 1926
Allogaussia navicula K.H. Barnard, 1932
Allogaussia paradoxa Schellenberg, 1926
Amallothrix dentipes (Vervoort, 1951)
Amallothrix parafalcifer (Park, 1980)
Amallothrix robusta (Scott T., 1894)
Amallothrix valida (Farran, 1908)
Amathillopsis charlottae Coleman, 1998
Ambasiopsis georgiensis K.H. Barnard, 1931
Ambasiopsis tumicornis Nicholls, 1938
Ambasiopsis uncinata K.H. Barnard, 1932
Ampelisca antarctica Ren in Ren & Huang, 1991
Ampelisca anversensis Karaman, 1975
Ampelisca barnardi Nicholls, 1938
Ampelisca bouvieri Chevreux, 1912
Ampelisca bransfieldi K.H. Barnard, 1932
Ampelisca dallenei Bellan-Santini, 1985
Ampelisca hemicryptops K.H. Barnard, 1930
Ampelisca lenaldei Bellan-Santini, 1985
Ampelisca richardsoni Karaman, 1975
Amphilochella simplicarpa Schellenberg, 1926
Amphipneustes koehleri Mortensen, 1905
Amphipneustes similis Mortensen, 1936
Anasterias directa (Koehler, 1920)
Anasterias mawsoni (Koehler, 1920)
Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876)
Anasterias sphaerulata (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Anasterias mawsoni (Koehler, 1920)
Anchiphimedia dorsalis K.H. Barnard, 1930
Anchistrocheles aculeata Müller, 1908 accepted as Bythopussella aculeata (Müller, 1908)
Andaniexis ollii Berge, De Broyer & Vader, 2000
Andaniotes linearis K.H. Barnard, 1932
Andaniotes pseudolinearis Berge, 2001
Andeepia ingridae Biswas, Coleman & Hendrycks, 2009
Anomotaenia dominicana Railliet & Henry, 1912 accepted as Alcataenia dominicana (Railliet & Henry, 1912)
Anomotaenia micracantha (Krabbe, 1869) accepted as Alcataenia micracantha (Krabbe, 1869)
Anonychocheirus richardsoni Moore & Myers, 1983
Anoplostoma campbelli Allgén, 1932
Anoplostoma dubium Allgén, 1959
Antarcticonema comicapitatum Timm, 1978
Antarcticythere laevior (Müller, 1908)
Antarctiloxoconcha frigida (Neale, 1967) Hartmann, 1990
Antarctodius antarcticus (Watling & Holman, 1981)
Antarctodius rauscherti Coleman & Kauffeldt, 2001
Antarctogeneia macrodactyla Thurston, 1974
Antatelson antennatum Bellan-Santini & Ledoyer, 1974
Antatelson claudei Krapp-Schickel, 2011
Antatelson cultricauda (K.H. Barnard, 1932)
Antatelson tuberculatum Andres, 1989
Antatelson walkeri (Chilton, 1912)
Anthocephalum arctowskii (Wojciechowska, 1991) accepted as Phyllobothrium arctowskii Wojciechowska, 1991
Anthocephalum georgiense (Wojciechowska, 1991) accepted as Phyllobothrium georgiense Wojciechowska, 1991
Anthocephalum rakusai (Wojciechowska, 1991) accepted as Phyllobothrium rakusai Wojciechowska, 1991
Anthocephalum siedleckii (Wojciechowska, 1991) accepted as Phyllobothrium siedleckii Wojciechowska, 1991
Anticoma allgeni Platonova, 1968
Anticoma antarctica (Allgén, 1929) Cobb, 1891
Anticoma campbelli Allgén, 1932
Anticoma columba Wieser, 1953
Anticoma graciliceps Platonova, 1968
Anticoma kerguelensis Mawson, 1958
Anticoma major Mawson, 1956
Anticoma pushkini Platonova, Belogurov & Sheenko, 1979
Anticoma subsimilis Cobb, 1914
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