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Biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico Database (BioGoMx)

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Description
Subset of the original biotic inventory of the Gulf of Mexico, only containing marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records. more

The Biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico Database (BioGoMx) was based on a comprehensive biotic inventory of the Gulf of Mexico sponsored by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI), Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, which resulted in the book: Felder, D. L. and D. K. Camp (eds). 2009. Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. 1393 pp. The original dataset, provided by OBIS-USA, 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 > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, Mexico Gulf

Geographical coverage
ASW, Mexico Gulf [Marine Regions]

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more
OBIS-USA: US Ocean Biogeographic Informaton System, more

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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