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EAISSNA - Electronic Atlas of Ichthyoplankton on the Scotian Shelf of North America (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: OBIS.AtlasIchthyoplankton

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Abstract: The EAISSNA database contains information on location and time of spawning, and
abundance and distribution of eggs and larvae of marine fish on the Scotian
Shelf of North America. 197 scientific publications from 1919 to 2001 were
reviewed and original analysis conducted on datasets from Department of
Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Scotian Shelf Ichthyoplankton Program ... View entire text

Purpose: These data are for display on the OBIS portal and associated mapping programs and for download to personal computers for ad-hoc end-user analysis.

OBIS Schema concepts present in this dataset include: Date Last Modified,
Institution Code, Collection Code, Catalog Number, Scientific Name, Source,
Citation, Year Collected, Start Year Collected, Ocean, Country, Locality,
Longitude, Start Longitude, End Longitude, Latitude, Start Latitude, End
Latitude, Life Stage, Notes.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 56.0   S: 12.5   E: 55.0   W: 73.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Stewart, P. and Branton, R.
Dataset Title: EAISSNA - Electronic Atlas of Ichthyoplankton on the Scotian Shelf of North America
Dataset Series Name: Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Online Resource:
Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1903-06-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
ISO Topic Category
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.
Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: OBISCanada at
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: (902) 426-3537
Fax: (902) 426-1506
Email: brantonb at
Contact Address:
1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 3V4
Country: CA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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