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Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation
Citation
Martin, P [date accessed]. Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation. accessed through the SCAR-MarBIN webportal.

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Description
This data set gives all occurrences of marine oligochaetes in the Southern Ocean mentioned in the literature, from 1888 (first mention) until 2009. 25 species were mentioned, representative of three families, namely the Capilloventridae (1 genus, 1 species), the Enchytraeidae (3 genera, 16 species) and the Tubificidae. The latter family includes 3 subfamilies, the Rhyacodrilinae (1 genus, 1 species + 1 undetermined), the Phallodrilinae (3 genera, 5 species) and the Limnodriloidinae (1 genus, 1 species). more

In addition to taxonomic information, the set includes data on the distribution of marine oligochaetes of the Southern Ocean (with geographic coordinates when available), their depth range and habitat. The present accepted taxonomic status is mentioned, together with junior synonyms, as mentioned in the original publications. All bibliographic references giving a new occurrence are provided.

Scope
Keywords:
Marine, Southern Ocean, PS, Southern Ocean, Annelida, Clitellata, Oligochaeta

Geographical coverage
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1888 - 1997
Unknown

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Clitellata [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]

Parameter
Presence of biota

Contributor
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (IRScNB/KBIN), moredata provider

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AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2010-05-10
Information last updated: 2010-05-10
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