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Gelatinous zooplankton validated sightings reported in the Mediterranean Sea from 2019 onwards by avvistAPP users
Tirelli V, Goruppi A (2024): Gelatinous zooplankton validated sightings reported by avvistAPP users. v3.4. National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics. Dataset/Samplingevent. https://doi.org/10.13120/fl5bmm https://doi.org/10.13120/3382-at05

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Sampling Methods avvistAPP is a free citizen science tool that allows everyone to actively contribute to the monitoring of marine animals. Available both in Google and Apple app stores. App description: https://doi.org/10.13120/h127-9v54 Study Extent Mediterranean Sea from 2019 onwards. Method step description: The reported sightings are validated by researchers. more

Project Data Italian description: https://www.inogs.it/it/content/noce-di-mare Title Noce di Mare Funding 'Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia' (l.r.n. 14/2018, art. 2 commi 51-55 and n. 26/2020, art. 4 commi 33-34). Design Description Citizen science using a dedicated app.

Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton
Marine/Coastal, Citizen science, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, MED, Adriatic Sea, MED, Eastern Mediterranean, Aequorea forskalea Péron & Lesueur, 1810, Carybdea marsupialis (Linnaeus, 1758), Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767), Cotylorhiza tuberculata (Macri, 1778), Cubozoa, Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865, Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775), Rhizostoma pulmo (Macri, 1778), Scyphozoa, Tentaculata, Thaliacea

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -0,3265; MinLat: 37,2528 - MaxLong: 18,4905; MaxLat: 45,7937 [WGS84]
Mediterranean [Marine Regions]
MED, Adriatic Sea [Marine Regions]
MED, Eastern Mediterranean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
19 May 2019 - 31 December 2022

Taxonomic coverage
Aequorea forskalea Péron & Lesueur, 1810 [WoRMS]
Carybdea marsupialis (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767) [WoRMS]
Cotylorhiza tuberculata (Macri, 1778) [WoRMS]
Cubozoa [WoRMS]
Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865 [WoRMS]
Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) [WoRMS]
Rhizostoma pulmo (Macri, 1778) [WoRMS]
Scyphozoa [WoRMS]
Tentaculata [WoRMS]
Thaliacea [WoRMS]

Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), moredata creatordata creatordata manager

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Citizen science
Metadatarecord created: 2021-12-16
Information last updated: 2024-07-18
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