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On the Radiata of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part I. Ophiuridae, by Edward Forbes
Zachariou P, Sarafidou G, Gerovasileiou V (2023): On the Radiata of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part I. Ophiuridae, by Edward Forbes. Hellenic Center for Marine Research. .
Contact: Sarafidou, Georgia ; Mavraki, Dimitra

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This is a historical dataset by Edward Forbes regarding species of the family Ophiuridae from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea within the years 1841 and 1843. Species occurrence data is provided while temporal and spatial data is not provided for every record. The datasets regards species of the family Ophiuridae. There are four newly described species. more

Based on extracts of the original publication "I dredged it in various depths" and "This pretty little Starfish was dredged…" it is concluded that the sampling instrument of the cruise was a dredge.

Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Digitization, Historical records, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea, Ophiuridae Müller & Troschel, 1840

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 25,1369; MinLat: 36,2162 - MaxLong: 26,8434; MaxLat: 40,4004 [WGS84]
Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1 January 1841 - 31 December 1843

Taxonomic coverage
Ophiuridae Müller & Troschel, 1840 [WoRMS]


Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]
Length (total length) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

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Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), moredata creator
Sarafidou, Georgia
Mavraki, Dimitra
Gerovasileiou, Vasilis, data creator

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Release date: 2023-02-08
Metadatarecord created: 2023-02-08
Information last updated: 2023-02-08
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