A 6 year assessment of low sea-ice impacts on emperor penguins [Short Note]

Fretwell, Peter ORCID: 2024 A 6 year assessment of low sea-ice impacts on emperor penguins [Short Note]. Antarctic Science, 36 (1). 3-5.

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Sea ice, and particularly land-fast sea ice, is crucial for emperor penguins as a breeding and moulting platform and foraging habitat (Barbraud & Weimerskirch 2001). Emperor penguins use land-fast sea ice as a breeding platform to raise their chicks, from egg hatching in late July to mid-August until fledging, typically between mid-December and early January.

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