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Bermuda Atlantic Time-Series Study (BATS) Zooplankton Census (OBIS)

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Abstract: Abundance and taxonomic analysis of major zooplankton and micronekton groups
collected monthly, in both the day and night, from 1994 to 2000 in the Sargasso
Sea (31 deg 40 min N, 64 deg 10 min W). The dataset currently contains the
following groups of organisms: Branchiopoda, Calanoida, Euphausiacea,
Ostracoda, and Thaliacea.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.67   S: 31.67   E: -64.17   W: -64.17

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Steinberg, D.K. and L.P. Madin
Dataset Title: Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS) Zooplankton Census
Dataset Release Date: 2003
Dataset Publisher: Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
Data Presentation Form: Database
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
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.

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citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any
constituent part.

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Data Center
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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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05