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FRB: The Cheticamp Expedition of 1917 - Amphipoda collection
Shoemaker, Clarence R. 2015. FRB: The Cheticamp Expedition of 1917 - Amphipoda collection. Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital Accessed on –INSERT DATE
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During the spring and summer of 1917 a marine biological investigation was carried on in the Gulf of St. Lawrence under the direction of Dr. A. G. Huntsman. Samples were collected at various points near the north and west shores of Cape Breton, from the vincity of the Magdalen islands and at some points in a line between Eastern Harbour, Cape Breton and the Magdalen islands. Hydrology and biology of the western Gulf of St. Lawrence was studied. more

This resource contains the amphipod collection associated with this expedition. At that time, this collection formed the largest and most comprehensive collection of amphipods from the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Amphipods were collected from the shore to 90 metres. This resource contains presence information only - no abundance information is available

Biology > Invertebrates
Marine/Coastal, ANW, Canada, St. Lawrence Gulf, Amphipoda

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, St. Lawrence Gulf [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
23 May 1917 - 14 September 1917

Taxonomic coverage
Amphipoda [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Biological Board of Canada, moredata creator
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

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OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2015-08-06
Information last updated: 2015-08-11
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