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SPF Marine Algae Collection of Sao Paulo State (Tropical and Subtropical Western South Atlantic OBIS)
Entry ID: SPF_Marine_Algae_Collection

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Abstract: SPF Collection of Sao Paulo State is the Marine Algae, exclusive of Sao Paulo State, deposited in SPF Herbarium – Sao Paulo University, IB, curated by Prof. Eurico Cabral de Oliveira Filho. The Herbarium has been kept as an important research collection since the early 1950s by Prof. Aylthon Brandao Joly.

The collection system of classification follows Wynne (1985). (
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Description: Tropical and Subtropical Western South Atlantic OBIS
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -23.33   S: -25.27   E: -44.1   W: -48.03
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 10 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: SPF Marine Algae Collection of Sao Paulo State
Dataset Release Date: 24 December 2009
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Dataset Publisher: WSAOBIS
Version: 1.0
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1941-03-01
Stop Date: 2005-09-30
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 m
Longitude Resolution: 100 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 meters - < 500 meters
ISO Topic Category
Quality Mainly specimens. Reference collection available at SPF Herbarium, IB USP. Taxonomy checked in AlgaeBase and WoRMS.
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.

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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
Phone: +55 11 30917630
Email: euricodo at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24