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Morrocoy Agenda Marine Biodiversity, Venezuela (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: Morrocoy_Gastropods_Amphipods

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Abstract: This data set includes part of the results of the biological diversity assessment for the Morrocoy National Park Agenda in Venezuela (an integrated study of the Morrocoy National Park system with considerations on the development of plans for its management and sustainable use) over 3 years (2000-2003). The gastropod mollusks were identified by Elizabeth Huck and Patricia Miloslavich , Universidad ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 12.19   S: 8.8   E: -57.7   W: -71.76

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Patricia Miloslavich, Elizabeth Huck, Alberto Martín, Yusbelly Díaz, Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Morrocoy Agenda Marine Biodiversity, Venezuela
Dataset Release Date: November 2008
Dataset Release Place: São Paulo
Dataset Publisher: WSAOBIS
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
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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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Reference 1 - JM Diaz, M Puyana 1994. Moluscos del Caribe Colombiano.

Reference 2 - Thomas, J.D. 1997. Systematics, ecology and phylogeny of the Anamixidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Records of the Australian Museum 49: 35-98.

Reference 3 - JM Diaz M Puyana, 1994 Moluscos del Caribe Colombiano and E Rios 1994 Seashells of ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05