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Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia

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Description
Dataset of seals, birds, fish, invertebrates, lichens and plants that extracted from the literature for Namibia's section of the BCLME programme. It currently comprises 338 records. more

The BCLME Programme is designed to improve the structures and capacities of Namibia, Angola and South Africa to deal with the environmental problems that occur across the national boundaries, in order that the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem may be managed as a whole. This is a dataset of seals, birds, fish, invertebrates, lichens and plants that were extracted from the literature for Namibia's section of the BCLME programme. It currently comprises 338 records. The original dataset, provided by AfrOBIS, contains all distribution records. The dataset in OBIS Seamap is a subset of the original dataset, only containing marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Birds, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Plants
Keywords:
Marine, AS, South Atlantic

Geographical coverage
AS, South Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Contributor
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), more

Related datasets
Published in:
AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-19
Information last updated: 2016-06-29
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