The non-marine invertebrate fauna of Deception Island (Maritime Antarctic): a baseline for a comprehensive biodiversity database

A small collection of samples from terrestrial and fresh-water habitats on Deception Island in the Maritime Antarctic South Shetland archipelago yielded 14 invertebrate taxa, including four species, which are new to the island. The database of the total Deception fauna contains 57 invertebrate taxa. These, like the flora, show evidence of posteruption colonisation by Antarctic and South American immigrant species, and historic human impact. This baseline inventory allows future monitoring of natural and anthropogenic changes to invertebrate fauna of Deception Island


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Authors: Downie, R.H., Convey, P. ORCIDORCID record for P. Convey, McInnes, S.J. ORCIDORCID record for S.J. McInnes, Pugh, P.J.A.

On this site: Peter Convey, Sandra McInnes, Sandra McInnes
1 January, 2000
Polar Record / 36
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