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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Rotifera Collection (Rotifera) [Raderdierencollectie van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen]
Samyn, Y., Semal, P. (2020) Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Rotifera collection.

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Notes: In this dataset the records without coordinates (or any location identifier) have been filtered out. Those records will not be found in EMODnet Biology, EurOBIS and OBIS. The original datasets with all the records can be accessed in

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Rotifera collection contains 39 digitised specimens over 7 taxa (mostly species). This dataset only contains the marine species of the collection. The following classes are included: Eurotatoria De Ridder, 1957.

Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton
Marine/Coastal, Planktonic rotifers, ANE, Belgium, ANE, Netherlands, ANE, Norway, Australia, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, France, MED, Italy, Russia, Ploima

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands [Marine Regions]
ANE, Norway [Marine Regions]
Australia [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -156,4672; MinLat: -66,2783 - MaxLong: 165,4; MaxLat: 78,438 [WGS84]
France [Marine Regions]
MED, Italy [Marine Regions]
Russia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
April 1800 - 12 November 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Ploima [WoRMS]

Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]
Data collections
Depth (spatial coordinate) relative to water surface in the water body [BODC]
Development stage of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]
Gender of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (IRScNB/KBIN)data creator
Samyn, Yves

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2018-07-20
Information last updated: 2020-04-30
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