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Benthic biodiversity along the central coast in the Brazilian EEZ (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: Bentos_Score_Central

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Abstract: The main objectives of the REVIZEE Program were the species inventory and the evaluation of the sustainable yield of living resources from the Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone. In this context, the benthos has an important role, since it is one of the main components of marine food webs, being food to many pelagic and demersal fishing resources or as a living resource itself. This work presents a ... View entire text
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Description: OBIS South America
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -13.0   S: -22.0   E: -40.0   W: -41.0
Min Depth: 20 M Max Depth: 2076 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Benthic biodiversity along the central coast in the Brazilian EEZ (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Dataset Series Name: REVIZEE Document Series
Dataset Release Date: 2006-09-08
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Version: 1.0
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-02-06
Stop Date: 2002-06-28
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 m
Longitude Resolution: 10 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
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Quality Mainly specimens. Reference collection of organisms available at different research institutions in Brazil.
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City: Campinas SP
Postal Code: 13084-791
Country: BRAZIL
Lavrado, H.P. & Ignacio, B.L. (eds.) 2006. Biodiversidade bentônica da costa central da Zona Econômica Exclusiva brasileira. Rio de Janeiro : Museu Nacional, 2006. (Série Livros; 18) 389 p. ISBN 85-7427-014-8.

List of taxa identified by
Macroalgae (Chapter 2) - pages 67-108
- Valentin, Y.Y.; Gestinari, L.M.S.; Fernandes, D.R.P.

Porifera (Chapter 3) - 109-146
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-09-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05