Data about Spheniscidae

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Distribution

Data about Spheniscidae
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
latitude min
Additional detail -77.7 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 76.5 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
longitude min
Additional detail -180 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 180.0 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about Spheniscidae
habitat
Additional detail aquarium Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail beach
  • beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail extreme habitat
  • extreme habitat
    A habitat having at least one environmental quality that tends towards either the largest or smallest element of the set. The physical or geochemical extreme conditions found in an extreme habitat are often detrimental to the majority of life on Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice sheet
  • ice sheet
    A mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000132
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice tongue
  • ice tongue
    A long and narrow sheet of ice projecting out from the coastline. An ice tongue forms when a valley glacier moves very rapidly out into the ocean or a lake.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000392
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail iceberg
  • iceberg
    A large mass of detached land ice in the sea or stranded in shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000298
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean current
  • ocean current
    The region occupied by any more or less continuous, directed movement of ocean water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans. Ocean Currents are rivers of hot or cold water within the ocean. The currents are generated from the forces acting upon the water like the earth's rotation, the wind, the temperature and salinity differences and the gravitation of the moon. The depth contours, the shoreline and other movements influence the direction and strength of the movements of water that forms a given current.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000147
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail peninsula
  • peninsula
    A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000305
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail rapids
  • rapids
    An area of broken, fast flowing water in a stream, where the slope of the bed increases (but without a prominent break of slope which might result in a waterfall), or where a gently dipping bar of harder rock outcrops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000034
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail upwelling
  • upwelling
    An oceanographic feature that involves wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, and usually nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, replacing the warmer, usually nutrient-deplete surface water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000005
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail zoological garden
  • zoological garden
    A facility in which animals are confined within enclosures and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00010625
Environments - EOL project  
feeds on
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Zooplankton GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail Antarctic Coastal Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Inshore Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Ordinary Minke Whale GloBI  
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.079 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 30.56 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water temperature min
Additional detail -1.75 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 20.45 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 1.05 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 89.47 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.1 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.13 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 5.14 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 8.25 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 102.81 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 85.45 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
has predator
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Toothed Whales GloBI  
Additional detail True Seals GloBI  
water salinity min
Additional detail 32.64 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 35.78 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about Spheniscidae
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 58.7 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 55.8 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about Spheniscidae
extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about Spheniscidae
number of sequences in GenBank
Additional detail 7,170 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of articles on EOL
Additional detail 602 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of records in GBIF
Additional detail 560,972 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of images on EOL
Additional detail 3,174 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of media on EOL
Additional detail 3,231 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of rich pages on EOL
Additional detail 18 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
sequences in GenBank?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
records in GBIF?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
specimens in GGBN?
Additional detail no Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
rich EOL page?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
references in BHL?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of references in BHL
Additional detail 917 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of records in BOLD
Additional detail 339 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
records in BOLD?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
number of public records in BOLD
Additional detail 285 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  

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