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NeMys - Generic Taxonomic Database System on Mysida and Nematoda
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Abstract: Global information on Mysida and Nematoda put together at the Marine Biology Section of Ghent University.

NeMys is a database system developed to store as many as possible types of biological information on mainly marine taxa in a fully digital way. The concept of storing data on morphology, biogeography, taxonomy, literature, pictures, collections and molecular analyses in one ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.0   S: -77.85   E: 175.0   W: -160.69

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Deprez, T. & Vanden Berghe, E.
Dataset Title: NeMys - Generic Taxonomic Database System on Mysida and Nematoda
Dataset Series Name: World Register of Marine Species
Dataset Release Date: 24 Aug 2004
Dataset Release Place: Ghent and Oostende, Belgium
Dataset Publisher: Univ. Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Afdeling Mariene Biologie; Flemish Marine Institute
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-01
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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
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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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Deprez, T. et al. (2004). NeMys: a multidisciplinary biological information system, in: Vanden Berghe, E. et al. (Ed.) (2004). Proceedings 'The Colour of Ocean Data': international symposium on oceanographic data and information management with special attention to biological data Brussels, Belgium, November 25-27, 2002. IOC Workshop Report, 188: pp. 57-63
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24