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AlgaeBase (EUROBIS)
Entry ID: Eurobis_2

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Abstract: AlgaeBase is a database of information on algae that includes terrestrial, marine and freshwater organisms. At present, the data for the marine algae, particularly seaweeds, are the most complete.

AlgaeBase is often a compromise of taxonomic opinions that may or may not reflect your particular conclusions. Feel free to use the information and images included on the AlgaeBase web site, but do ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: 25.0   E: 50.0   W: -45.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Guiry, M.D. & Nic Dhonncha, E.
Dataset Title: AlgaeBase
Dataset Release Date: 20 Jun 2006
Dataset Release Place: Galway, Ireland
Dataset Publisher: National University of Ireland, Galway
Version: 24 Feb 2004 (Version 2.1)
Data Presentation Form: World-wide electronic publication
Online Resource:
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Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.

Also see MarBEF data policy at
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Data Center
Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: ward.appeltans at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Postal Code: 8400
Country: Belgium
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: bart.vanhoorne at
Email: bartv at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Country: BELGIUM
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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