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Benthic marine algae from Cabo Frio region and surroundings (Tropical and Subtropical Western South Atlantic OBIS)
Entry ID: Cabo_Frio_Marine_Algae

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Abstract: Benthic marine algae from Cabo Frio region and surroundings is based on 2 publications.
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Description: Tropical and Subtropical Western South Atlantic OBIS
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -22.73   S: -23.01   E: -41.87   W: -42.04
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 10 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Benthic marine algae from Cabo Frio
Dataset Release Date: 24 December 2009
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Dataset Publisher: WSAOBIS
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1968-07-01
Stop Date: 1984-12-31
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.
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- Yoneshigue, Y. 1985. Taxonomie et ecologie des algues marines dans la region de Cabo Frio (Rio de Janeiro, Bresil). PhD Thesis, Universite d´Aix-Marseille II, France. 467 p.
- Taxonomy has been updated following Brasileiro, P. S., Y Yoneshigue-Valentin, R. G. Bahia, R. P. Reis and G. M. Amado Filho. 2009. Algas Marinhas Bentônicas da Região de Cabo Frio e Arredores: síntese do conhecimento. Rodriguesia (60) 1: 039-066.
- Further taxonomic adaptation follows Wine, M. J. 2005. A checklist of benthic marine algae of tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: first revision. Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152; and Guiry, M. D. and G. M. Guiry. 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide eletronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed in August 12, 2009.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05