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Discovery Collections Midwater Database
Pugh, P. Discovery Collections Midwater Database. National Oceanography Centre, Southampton SO14 3ZH, U.K, 2000.

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This is a biological data base of the Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory, U.K. The data are mainly open ocean, with some data from upwelling regions off N.W. Africa and in the Arabian Sea. Data were collected using nets, mainly the IOS RMT1+8 combination net or its multiple version and represent 94000 records in 2100 species. Specific identifications made by various members of staff at the National Institute of Oceanography/Institute of Oceanographic Sciences.

Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Marine/Coastal, Upwelling, Eastern North Atlantic, EurOBIS calculated BBOX

Geographical coverage
Eastern North Atlantic [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -43,6033; MinLat: 26,4092 - MaxLong: -0,891; MaxLat: 60,2709 [WGS84]

University of Southampton; National Oceanography Centre (NOC), moredata owner

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-06-09
Information last updated: 2022-08-01
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