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AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System

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AntOBIS is the Antarctic node of OBIS, hosted by the SCAR-MarBIN Project

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Birds, Biology > Fish, Biology > Macroalgae, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Nekton, Biology > Phytoplankton, Biology > Zooplankton
Marine, PS, Antarctic Ocean

Geographical coverage
PS, Antarctic Ocean [Marine Regions]

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Operational Direction Natural Environment; Fresh Water Biologydata creatordata manager Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), moredatabase developer

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OBIS: Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
Published datasets:
A Biotic Database of Indo-Pacific Marine Mollusks, more
A census of penguin colony counts (provided to OBIS) from the year 1900 to 1996 in the Antarctic Region
A dataset of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic invertebrates
A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands during the 2002-2003 season
AAD Benthic Sampling Database
Admiralty Bay Benthos Diversity Data Base (ABBED). Cumacea
Admiralty Bay Benthos Diversity Data Base (ABBED). Polychaeta. 1979-80
Admiralty Bay Benthos Diversity Data Base (ABBED). Pycnogonida
Admiralty Bay Benthos Diversity Data Base (ABBED). Tanaidacea
Amphipoda Hyperiidea of the Southern Ocean: catalogue and occurrences
Amundsen Sea Mollusca from the BIOPEARL II expedition
ANDEEP3: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
Antarctic Amphipod Crustaceans: Ant'Phipoda Database (BIANZO)
Antarctic Amphipoda
Antarctic and Subantarctic Asteroid zoogeography
Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Lophogastrida occurrences
Antarctic Arrow worms
ANDEEP-1: Antarctic deep-sea meiofauna, more
Antarctic Echinoids: an interactive database
GAMLR: Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from "German Antarctic Marine Living Resources" (GAMLR) Expeditions
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition 1976-77
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from Polish FIBEX expeditions
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurrence data from ITALICA 2000 Expedition
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurrence data from Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition 1979
Antarctic fish Gobionotothen gibberifrons
Antarctic Foraminiferans
Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988
Antarctic Isopods
Antarctic Jellyfish
Antarctic Krill Euphausia superba
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Australian expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from BAS expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Discovery expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Japanese expeditions
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Spanish RV "Fruela"
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Ukraine YUGNIRO Institute
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from US AMLR "US Antarctic Marine Living Resources" Program
Antarctic Marine Amoebae
Antarctic Marine Bacteria from Denmark University
Antarctic Marine Species Sequence Data
Antarctic Nemertea
APIS: Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's
Antarctic Parborlasia corrugatus
Antarctic pycnogonids
Antarctic Pycnogonids II
Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic and cold temperate echinoid database
Ant'Phipoda Database (New records)
ANTXXIII8TP: ANTXXIII-8 Birds and Mammals
Argos PTT Tracking Database
Asteroids from French subantarctic islands: records from the Marion Dufresne MD03 expeditions
Asteroids, ophiuroids and holothurians from the South-Eastern Weddell Sea (Southern Ocean)
AAT_ABBBS: Australian Antarctic Territory bird banding records
Bacteria and chlorophyll-a water column observations (surface to ~150m), April-August 2001, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Bacteria from Penguin Guano, Antarctica
Biocean, more
Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Cumacea
Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Mysida
Biogeographic distribution of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic brachiopods (living forms)
Biopearl expedition: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
British Antarctic Survey Argos satellite tracking data
Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program
ChEssBase, more
CMarZ (Census of Marine Zooplankton)-Asia Database
Collections data on ecology of bottom animal of the Southern ocean
Crozet-tracKING: At-sea GPS tracking of king penguins, Aptenodytes patagonicus, from the Crozet Archipelago
PANGAEA: Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science, more
Diatom and foraminiferal samples from surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica
Diatoms from SAZ Sediment traps
East Weddell Sea echinoids from the JR275 expedition
Electron Microscope Database
Elephant Seal Sightings, Heard Island (1949 to 1960)
Elephant Seal Sightings, Macquarie Island
EPOS3: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
Fish catch from 1996/97 Voyage 2 WASTE (WOCE Antarctic Southern Transect Expedition)
Fishbase Version 2000, more
Fishes in the Argentine Sea from 1967 to the present time
Geothermal Fumarole Subsurface Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
Heard Island Shag Phalacrocorax nivalis census, Heard Island 1992
Hexacorallians of the world, more
Hydroids of the BANZARE Antarctic expeditions 1929 - 1931
Icota - Pelagant
Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high antarctic - Benthic Invertebrate Database
In situ observations of Stygiomedusa gigantea
Isopoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca) of the Southern Ocean and adjacent seas
King penguin census data, Gadget Gully, Macquarie Island (1993-2008)
Krill abundance, vertical and horizontal distribution (MOCNESS system), April-June 2001-02, continental margin west of Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Leopard Seal census, Heard Island 1987/88
Lissarca notorcadensis
Lower Trophic Levels Database
Macquarie Island fur seal database
Macrozooplankton concentrations estimated from MOCNESS tow samples, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Marine birds and mammals of the Southern Ocean (a census for the CAML)
Marine fauna survey of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Island, 1981-82
Mitochondrial lineages in the Antarctic sea slug Doris kerguelenensis
MNA - Sezione di Genova - (Marine Biological Samples)
MNA (Section of Genoa) and NIWA Invertebrate Collection - Ross Sea Tanaidacea
MNA (Section of Genoa) associated collection of CCFEE (Tuscia University) - Antarctic Fungi
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (MACN), Buenos Aires: sea stars collection (Asteroidea, Echinodermata)
National Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Collections, more
National Whale and Dolphin Sightings and Strandings Database
Nemertina World Checklist
Orca observations on Macquarie Island
Pelagic Fish Observations 1968-1999
Penguins of Antarctica
Photodocumentation of Antarctic Peninsula Lichens
PolE At Sea Observations of Birds and Marine Mammals during PS 81 (ANT-XXIX/4)
Promachocrinus kerguelensis
RMT Trawl catch from 1985/86 V1 ADBEX III voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1980/81 V5 FIBEX voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1982/83 V2 ADBEX I voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1983/84 V5 ADBEX II voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1984/85 V5 SIBEX2 voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1986/87 V7 AAMBER voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1990/91 V6 AAMBER2 voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1992/93 V6 KROCK voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1995/96 V4 BROKE voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 2003/04 V3 BROKE-West voyage
Ross Sea mollusca from Italica 2004
Ross Sea Pycnogonids
SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - macroalgae
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean
Snow Petrel census, Reeve Hill, Windmill Island, East Antarctica (1984-2003)
SOMBASE - Pycnogonids
SOMBASE/TOTAL - Bioconstructors
South American Antarctic Marine Biodiversity Literature
South Western Pacific Regional OBIS Data provider for the NIWA Marine Biodata Information System, more
Southern Giant Petrel census data within the Australian Antarctic Territory
Southern Ocean Cnidarian Collections
SO-CPR: Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey and SCAR Action Group on CPR Research
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey
SOMBASE: Southern Ocean Mollusc Database
Southern Ocean octopus
Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation
Southern Ocean Ostracoda (except Halocypridina)
SOVIET ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONS for Zooplankton (R.V. OB March-May 1956, January-March 1957;R.V.ACADEMIC KURCHATOV, October 1971-January 1972; RV DMITRY MENDELEEV;R.V.ACADEMIC IOFFE 1992)
Spring Phytoplankton Assemblages in the Southern Ocean Between Australia and Antarctica (CLIVAR-SR3)
Squid specimens from the 1991/92 V6 AAMBER2 voyage
Subantarctic Fur Seals at Heard Island, 1987/88 [Heard_Island_report_1987_1988]
Subantarctic Fur sealsat Heard Island, 1987/88
Tagged Seal Location Data from SOGLOBEC
The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean
The distribution and composition of mesopelagic fish assemblages in the Southern Ocean and their relation to major water masses
The fishes collection (IC) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN - Paris)
Walter Herwig 1978 (FFS): SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea)
Weddell Sea macrozoobenthos EASIZ I
Weddell Seal Census, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Weddell Seal Sightings, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Whale catches in the Southern Ocean
Whale log - observations from ANARE voyages
Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31
NeMys: World Database of Free-Living Marine Nematodes, more
Zooplankton abundance and population structures assessed during April-September of 2001-2, Southern Ocean, GLOBEC
Zooplankton Abundance Based on Taxa and Life Stages or Size

AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System
SCAR-MarBIN: SCAR-Marine Biodiversity Information Network

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2007-10-31
Information last updated: 2007-10-31
All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy

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