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Marine Benthic Biodiversity in the State of Sao Paulo - BIOTA/FAPESP Program (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: OBIS.SinBiota_Project191_January2006_1.0

Abstract: The Biota/FAPESP Program, the Virtual Institute of Biodiversity, officially began in 1999. The major aim of the program is to inventory and characterize the biodiversity of the state of Sao Paulo, BR, and define the mechanisms for its conservation and sustainable use. The main objectives of the only project in the Biota-FAPESP Program focusing on the marine fauna - Marine Benthic Biodiversity in ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -23.37   S: -23.87   E: -44.0   W: -45.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 45 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira
Dataset Title: Marine Benthic Biodiversity in the State of Sao Paulo
Dataset Series Name: Marine Invertebrates from the North Coast of Sao Paulo State - BIOTA/FAPESP Program - Proc. no.98/07090-3
Dataset Release Date: 2006-01-18T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Dataset Publisher: Editora da Universidade de Sao Paulo
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-07-01
Stop Date: 2002-07-01
Quality Mainly specimens. Reference collection of animals available at Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo (MZUSP) (
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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
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Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +55 19 3288 0466
Fax: +55 19 3249-0960
Email: marino at
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Centro de Referencia em Informacao Ambiental (CRIA)
Av. Romeu Tortima, 388, Barao Geraldo
City: Campinas SP
Postal Code: 13084-791
Country: BRAZIL
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-19