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Marine and Coastal Research Institute - INVEMAR, Colombia,IABIN
INVEMAR. SIBM en línea: Sistema de Información sobre Biodiversidad Marina. Santa Marta: Instituto de investigaciones Marinas y Costeras José Benito Vives de Andréis,.

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Notes: UW Fish Collection data records may be used by individual researchers or research groups, but they may not be repackaged, resold, or redistributed in any form without the express written consent of a curatorial staff member of the collection. If any of these records are used in an analysis or report, the provenance of the original data must be acknowledged and the curator notified. The UW Fish Collection and its staff are not responsible for damages, injury or loss due to the use of these data. Data usage is governed by INVEMAR's Data Release Agreement, contact INVEMAR SIBM administrator ( for more details.

Database of Colombian information on marine biodiversity. more

The Marine Biodiversity Information System (SIBM) is a relational database, georeferenced, and implemented in ORACLE, designed by INVEMAR. Its aim is to systematize the Colombian information on marine biodiversity. In the System, data bases in multimedia electronic format of the species stored in the Museo de Historia Natural Marina de Colombia (MHNMC), as well the related information of their capture and identification according to standards already established, are combined. The SIBM is a key tool of access to scientific, technical and public levels on the marine and coastal Colombian biodiversity. Similarly, it provides a link to the relations establishment and coordination with technical national institutions and managers of the natural resources involved with the subject. The original dataset, provided by INVEMAR, 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.

Biology > Birds, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Mammals
Marine, ASW, Caribbean

Geographical coverage
ASW, Caribbean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2 July 2005 - 2 July 2007

Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Marine and Coastal Research Institute "Jose Benito Vives De Andréis" (INVEMAR), moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-19
Information last updated: 2016-06-30
All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy