Data about Spheniscidae

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • 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
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-77.7 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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76.5 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • 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
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-180 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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180.0 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

 
habitat
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
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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  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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0.079 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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30.56 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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-1.75 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
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20.45 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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1.05 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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89.47 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.1 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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2.13 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
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5.14 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
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8.25 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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85.45 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
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102.81 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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32.64 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
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35.78 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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58.7 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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55.8 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  

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