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SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - Porifera - Data

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Description
This dataset represents a literature study on the distribution of porifera in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic waters. Dataset supplied in the framework of the SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean (BASO). The Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean is a collection of representative maps and syntheses on the distribution of the Southern Ocean organisms, providing a general overview of the biogeography of the Southern Ocean (s.l.) and a benchmark of current biogeographic knowledge at the end of the Census of Antarctic Marine Life. This updates the well-known and useful but largely outdated biogeographic Folios of the Antarctic Map Folio Series (American Geographical Society).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Biogeography, PS, Southern Ocean, Porifera

Geographical coverage
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Porifera [WoRMS]

Parameters
Distribution, Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Natural Environment Research Council; British Antarctic Survey (BAS), moredata creator
Senckenberg Nature Research Society; Section Marine Invertebrates, moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
RAS: Register of Antarctic Species, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2020-03-16
Information last updated: 2020-03-16
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