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Marine and Estuarine Nonindigenous Species of Brazil
Entry ID: BR_nonindigenous_species

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Abstract: This dataset includes the results of the survey of non-indigenous species known to occur along the coast of Brazil and listed in Lopes, R.M. (ed.) 2009. Informe sobre as especies exoticas invasoras marinhas no Brasil. Brasilia, DF: MMA/SBF, 2009. 439 p. ISBN 978-85-7738-120-3. Further records are extracted from the existing literature about non-indigenous aquatic organisms in Brazil (see references field). (under construction)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 2.04   S: -32.3   E: -44.29   W: -52.23

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Marine and Estuarine Nonindigenous Species of Brazil
Dataset Release Date: January 2011
Dataset Release Place: São Paulo
Dataset Publisher: WSAOBIS
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Publication
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10m
Longitude Resolution: 10m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual Climatology
Quality Taxonomy has been checked against ITIS, Catalogue of Life and World Register of Marine Species databases.
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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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: (11) 3091-6556
Email: rmlopes at
Contact Address:
Departamentos Oceanografia Biologica
City: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 05508-900
Country: BRAZIL
Aranha, T.P. 2010. 113 pp. Situacao atual da ocorrencia do bivalve invasor Isognomon bicolor no litoral norte paulista e variabilidade genetica da especie no sudeste brasileiro. Dissertation (Master in Ecology) – Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

Breves-Ramos, A.; Junqueira, A.O.R.; Lavrado, H.P.; Silva, S.H.G. & Ferreira-Silva, M.A.G. Population structure of the invasive bivalve Isognomon ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-11-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23