Occurrence records from the OBIS Database (Walvis Ridge)

The dataset comprises occurrencies of the selected phyla and classes / subclasses for the Walvis Ridge Project AOI. This data has been extracted from OBIS database on July 20th, 2022. The download covered the full OBIS database (4,506,727 records). The OBIS database is available for download at: https://obis.org/ More information about OBIS: https://obis.org/about/

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated July 26, 2022, 23:44 (PDT)
Created July 23, 2022, 02:38 (PDT)
Region Saint Helena
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 1758-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2022-07-20
Dataset Reference Date 2022
Lineage The Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) is a web-based access point to information about the distribution and abundance of living species in the ocean. More than 20 OBIS nodes around the world connect 500 institutions from 56 countries. Collectively, they have provided over 45 million observations of nearly 120 000 marine species, from Bacteria to Whales, from the surface to 10 900 meters depth, and from the Tropics to the Poles. The collection methodology varies depending on source.
West Longitude -25
South Latitude -55
East Longitude 35
North Latitude 5
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Not for commercial use
Resource Reference General citation: OBIS (YEAR) Ocean Biodiversity Information System. Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. www.obis.org. Use the following format to cite data retrieved from OBIS (dataset citations are available in the zip downloads as html file): [Dataset citation available from metadata] [Data provider details] [Dataset] (Available: Ocean Biodiversity Information System. Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. www.obis.org. Accessed: YYYY-MM-DD. For more information check OBIS Data Policy at: https://manual.obis.org/policy.html
Data Format shape
Update Frequency continual
Accuracy various depending on the source
Resource Type Data series, Database
Metadata Date 2022-07-20
Contact Consent Contact details hidden

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