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Entry ID: BR_Offshore_Islands

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Abstract: The dataset is to report on the known biodiversity of marine islands along the coast of Brazil and that are not connected with the continent by any motorway transport system. (under construction)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -22.27   S: -22.52   E: -41.5   W: -41.81

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: WSA_OBIS_BR_Offshore_Islands
Dataset Release Date: October 2011
Dataset Release Place: São Paulo
Dataset Publisher: WSAOBIS
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Publications
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10m
Longitude Resolution: 10m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual Climatology
ISO Topic Category
Quality Taxonomy has been checked against ITIS, Catalogue of Life and World Register of Marine Species databases.
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.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: 55 (11) 3091-7619
Fax: 55 (11) 3091-7802
Email: fldsilve at
Contact Address:
Departamento de Zoologia, IB USP - Caixa Postal 11461
City: Sao Paulo
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 05422-970
Country: BRAZIL
Absalao, R.S.; Pimenta, A.D.; Gomes, R.S. e Cecchetti, F. 1999 Associcao malacologica dos substratos inconsolidados na area de protecao ambiental do Arquipelago de Santana, Macae, Rio de Janeiro. Oecol. Bras., 7: 273-289. ISSN 1980-6442.

Absalao, R.S. e Pimenta, A.D. 2005. Moluscos marinhos da APA do Arquipelago de Santana, Macae, RJ. 84p. ISBN 85-7393-408-5.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-11-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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