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Chinese National Comprehensive Oceanographic Survey (NCOS) 1958-1960
Entry ID: obis.china

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Abstract: The Database of NCOS-China includes records of specimen collected in the Marine Biological Museum of Chinese Academy of Sciences during the National Comprehensive Oceanographic Survey (NCOS) from 1958 to 1960. The surveyed area covered the coast of China Seas, including the Bohai Sea, the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea and the South China Sea, almost 1200 sampling stations. Most taxa of marine invertebrates were obtained in this survey.
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Description: OBIS China
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.67   S: 16.5   E: 124.5   W: 106.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Marine Biological Museum of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1958-01-01
Stop Date: 1960-12-31
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Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23