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Colombian Museum of Natural Marine History (MHNMC) - South America
Entry ID: INVEMAR_MHNMC

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Summary
Abstract: Colombian Museum of Natural Marine History (MHNMC) of the Coastal and Marine
Research Institute - INVEMAR - is the main collection of marine species of
Colombia.

Through the MHNMC, INVEMAR has developed the Marine Biodiversity Information
System (SIBM for its initials in Spanish) in order to organize its collections
and to analyze biodiversity information. The core of this system organizes
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.0   S: 1.3   E: -54.1   W: -112.0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 600 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Colombian Museum of Natural Marine History (MHNMC)
Dataset Title: Marine Biodiversity Information System of Colombia
Dataset Release Date: 2000/09/08
Dataset Release Place: Colombia
Dataset Publisher: MHNMC - INVEMAR
Version: 3.0
Data Presentation Form: Database
Online Resource: http://www.invemar.org.co/museohnmc/marco_sibm.htm
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1963-01-01
Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH Parameter Definition
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS Parameter Definition
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ISO Topic Category
Quality Data have not been verified or checked in a systematic way, particularly for
old museum specimens.
Access Constraints Data supplied to OBIS via Colombian Museum of Natural Marine History (MHNMC)
are freely accessible by the public.
Use Constraints Data users should acknowledge Colombian Museum of Natural Marine History
(MHNMC). Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in
the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any).

For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu 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
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
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: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 57 5 421 1380
Email: sinam at invemar.org.co
Contact Address:
INVEMAR
Punta Betín
City: Santa Marta
Province or State: Magdalena
Postal Code: 1016
Country: COLOMBIA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-03-29

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