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Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) - Demersal Surveys
Entry ID: mcm_demersal

Abstract: Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) is one of four branches of the Department
of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. It is the regulatory authority
responsible for managing all marine and coastal activities. The demersal data
set has been collected from cruises around the South African Coast, and
currently contains 201741 of 230 families. For ease of extraction the dataset
has been divided into 6 - years ranging from 1983-1985, 1986-1990, 1991-1995,
1996-2000, 2001-2005 and 2006.
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Description: Marine and Coastal Management - Demersal Surveys (AfrOBIS)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -23.08   S: -37.98   E: 42.75   W: 10.22

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Marine and Coastal Management, South Africa
Dataset Title: Demersal Surveys
Dataset Release Place: Cape Town, South Africa
Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-06-18
Stop Date: 2006-05-11
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 m
Longitude Resolution: 10 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality There might be some spelling mistakes in the names. Overland records were
taken out.
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form
appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of
the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to the full
citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any
constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.
Ancillary Keywords
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Data Set Progress
Data Center
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
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +27-21-4023165
Fax: +27-21-4023367
Email: rcooper at
Contact Address:
Marine & Coastal Management
City: Cape Town
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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