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KOBIS database
Contact: Sung Dae, Kim

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KOBIS (Korea Ocen Beogeographic Information System) is hosted and managed by Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) to provide the occurrence information of the marine organisms appearing in the Korean waters. KIOST started to develop KOBIS in 2007 and KOBIS is a regional node of the international Ocean Biogeographic Information System (iOBIS). more

The original dataset, provided by KOBIS, contains all distribution records. The dataset in OBIS Seamap is a subset of the original dataset, only containing marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records.

Biology > Birds, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Mammals
Marine/Coastal, INW, Korea, Rep.

Geographical coverage
INW, Korea, Rep.

Temporal coverage
1941 - 2008

Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI), more

Related datasets
Published in:
KOBIS: Korean Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-19
Information last updated: 2016-04-06
All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy