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Paranagua Bay - Plankton and Benthos Database (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: OBIS.Paranagua_Bay_1.0

Abstract: Several plankton and benthos faunistic assessment have been performed in
Paranagua Bay (Southern Brazil) in the last 20 years. This data source includes
information on zooplankton and zoobenthos distribution in different areas of
the bay, ranging from oligohaline to euhaline sectors. Time-series observations
are also available for zooplankton data, in a sampling program carried out from
1993 to 1996 at weekly intervals.
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Description: OBIS South America
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -25.25   S: -25.63   E: -48.22   W: -48.8
Min Depth: 1 M Max Depth: 1 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira & Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Paranagua Bay - Plankton and Benthos Database
Dataset Series Name: Paranagua Bay - Plankton and Benthos
Dataset Release Place: Sao paulo City
Dataset Publisher: NA
Version: 1.0
Issue Identification: NA
Data Presentation Form: HTTP OBIS Schema
Other Citation Details: NA
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-04-01
Stop Date: 1996-07-15
LABORATORY Ancillary Description
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Quality Standard plankton samples
Access Constraints None.
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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
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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 19 3288 0466
Fax: +55 19 3249-0960
Email: marino at
Contact Address:
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: 2018-07-30