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IndOBIS, Indian Ocean Node of OBIS
Chavan, VIshwas and C. T. Achuthankutty (editors), IndOBIS Catalogue of Life, Available at, Retrived day, date, year

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IndOBIS (Indian Ocean Node of OBIS) is one of the seven regional nodes established by the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), which is data and information component of Census of Marine Life (CoML). The original dataset, provided by IndOBIS, 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 > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Marine/Coastal, ISW, Indian Ocean

Geographical coverage
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2 July 1757 - 1 July 1956

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


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-20
Information last updated: 2016-06-29
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