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Copepods
Citation
Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes On the Marine Free-Living Copepods off Brazil. WSAOBIS, São Paulo, November 2008, Version 1, Publication.

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Description
Plankton samples were taken either superficially or vertically from different depths to the surface off the coast of Brazil (4 degrees 57 minutes N and 34 degrees 42 minutes S). These plankton samples belong to the collections of the Instituto Oceanográfico, USP. Some were donated by foreign institutions like the Japanese Government (samples from the "Toko Maru" cruise) and The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ("Atlantis" cruise n. 247 along 36°S lat.). Some were donated to the Instituto by the Brazilian Navy. The others were collected by the Institutos staff for several purposes (hydrographical, biological and fisheries research). more

Plankton samples were taken either superficially or vertically from different depths to the surface off the coast of Brazil (4 degrees 57 minutes N and 34 degrees 42 minutes S). These plankton samples belong to the collections of the Instituto Oceanográfico, USP. Some were donated by foreign institutions like the Japanese Government (samples from the "Toko Maru" cruise) and The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ("Atlantis" cruise n. 247 along 36°S lat.). Some were donated to the Instituto by the Brazilian Navy. The others were collected by the Institutos staff for several purposes (hydrographical, biological and fisheries research). Note: the author, T.K.S. Björnberg, has updated the taxonomy in July 2008.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton
Keywords:
Marine

Contributors
Centro de Referência em Informação Ambiental (CRIA), more University of São Paulo; Instituto Oceanográfico (IOUSP), moredata provider

Related datasets
Published in:
WSAOBIS: Tropical and Subtropical Western South Atlantic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-04
Information last updated: 2012-12-04
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