Marine Biota Along the West Coast of Ceara State Northeast Brazil (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: OBIS.MarineBiota_W.Ceara

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Summary
Abstract: This data set includes the results of the sampling activities undertaken over two years (dry season 2002 and wet season 2003) during low spring tide and at five different localities along the west coast of Ceara State, Brazil. Mainly macrofauna samples were obtained, either from rocky as well from sand beaches including the mouth of two rivers. Voucher specimens are listed following the official codes – LIMCE, of LABOMAR (http://www.labomar.ufc.br/) and MZUSP, Marine Invertebrates (http://www.mz.usp.br/collab/inv_mar.html). Otherwise, the listing is a code out of the combined initial of authors’ surnames for the different chapters of the publication. The extent of taxonomy exceeds the publication.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -3.17   S: -3.58   E: -38.78   W: -39.37
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 4,8M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Marine Biota Along the West Coast of Ceara State, Northeast Brazil
Dataset Release Date: June 2008
Dataset Release Place: São Paulo
Dataset Publisher: WSAOBIS
Version: 1
Issue Identification: MMA/Biodiversidade24
Data Presentation Form: Publication
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-10-05
Stop Date: 2003-03-20
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10m
Longitude Resolution: 10m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Vertical Resolution: 4,8m
Vertical Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 10 meters
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual Climatology
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Quality Taxonomy has been checked against ITIS, Catalogue of Life and World Register of Marine Species databases
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
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Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: tmlotufo at ufc.br
Publications/References
Matthews-Cascon, H. & Lotufo, T.M. da C. (2006) Biota Marinha da Costa Oeste do Ceará. Brasília, MMA (Série Biodiversidade, v. 24). 248 p. ISBN 85-7738-036-X.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-06-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-10
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