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South Mangroves of Western South Atlantic (Tropical and Subtropical WSAOBIS, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: South_Mangroves_WSA_OBIS

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Abstract: The Western South Atlantic mangrove ecosystems of Brazil, roughly 85% of 7,367 km of coastline covering 16 States, on the South Region is based on 7 publications.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -25.38   S: -28.5   E: -48.33   W: -48.85
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 10 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: South Mangroves of Western South Atlantic
Dataset Release Date: October 2011
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Version: 2.0
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 m
Longitude Resolution: 100 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 meters - < 500 meters
ISO Topic Category
Quality Reference collection of organisms available at different research institutions in Brazil. Taxonomy checked in ITIS, CoL and WoRMS.
Access Constraints None.
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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 Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: 55 (11) 3091-7619
Fax: 55 (11) 3091-7802
Email: fldsilve at
Contact Address:
Departamento de Zoologia, IB USP - Caixa Postal 11461
City: Sao Paulo
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 05422-970
Country: BRAZIL
- Barbosa, C. F., D. B. Scott, J. C. S. Seoane & B. J. Turcq. 2005. Foraminiferal zonations as base lines for quaternary sea-level fluctuations in south-southeast brazilian mangroves and marshes. J. foraminifer. res., 35(1): 22-43. ISSN 0096-1191

- Cunha, S.R. 2001. Estrutura e producao das comunidades de macroprodutores dos manguezais da baia de Babitonga, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande, RS. PhD ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-12-06