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IOW Macrozoobenthos monitoring Baltic Sea (1980-2005) (EUROBIS)
Entry ID: Eurobis_601

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Abstract: The dataset includes all monitoring data in the Baltic from 1980 to recent of the Baltic Sea Research Institute Warnemünde.

Size reference: 3,589 distribution records; 213 species; 19 stations

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 59.92   S: 54.03   E: 25.6   W: 11.06

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Zettler, Michael
Dataset Title: IOW Macrozoobenthos monitoring Baltic Sea (1980-2005)
Dataset Release Date: 27 Sep 2005
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-05-09
Stop Date: 2005-02-08
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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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Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: ward.appeltans at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Postal Code: 8400
Country: Belgium
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: bart.vanhoorne at
Email: bartv at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Country: BELGIUM
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Schiedek, D.; Zettler, M.L. (2007). Application of benthic indices to assess biodiversity in the southern Baltic Sea: What do they tell us about the ecological status in a brackish water system?. MarBEF Newsletter 6: 22-23.

Zettler, M.L. et al. (2007). Benthic biodiversity indices versus salinity gradient in the southern Baltic Sea. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 55(1-6): 258-270.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-10-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23