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New Caledonia - Benthic species from the tropical Pacific
Entry ID: New_Caledonia

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Abstract: The dataset is the result of a sampling of the western and central Pacific benthic fauna during the last 30 years in the MUSORSTOM program. The taxonomic information is coming from the taxonomic papers published. The locality mentioned for each species were checked by the author of the pages.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 22.0   S: -35.0   E: -142.0   W: 92.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bertrand, Richer De Forges (IRD) and Philippe Bouchet (MNHN)
Dataset Title: Benthic species from the tropical Pacific surrounding New Caledonia (New_Caledonia)
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Use Constraints These data have to be cited as Richer de Forges/IRD

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Originating Center
Data Center
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: bouchet at
Email: Bertrand.Richer-de-Forges at
Contact Address:
IRD - Centre de Nouméa
101 Promenade Roger Laroque - Anse Vata
Postal Code: BP A5 - 98848
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-08-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24