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Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research - Marine Species
Entry ID: nigeria_marine

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Abstract: The Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR), was created from the Marine Research Division of the Federal Department of Fisheries. The Aquaculture department is mandated to research into the development of Aquaculture, including improvement of transportation devices for juveniles to reduce mortality.

This collection was compiled from publications, and it currently consists of 556 records of 106 families.
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Description: Sub-Saharan African OBIS (AfrOBIS)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 6.4   S: 4.27   E: 5.89   W: -5.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, Nigeria
Dataset Title: NIOMR Marine
Dataset Release Date: November 2010
Dataset Release Place: Lagos, Nigeria
Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa
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.
Data Set Progress
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
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-11-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24