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Hitchhikers Guide to Exotic Species
Citation
MIT Sea Grant College Program (MITSG) (2007) Hitchhikers Guide to Exotic Species Dataset; generated by ; using Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) [online application]. Cambridge, MA: MITSG, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [producer], New Brunswick, NJ: OBIS, Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Science [distributor]. http://www.iobis.org/mapper; accessed on [date].

Access data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Notes: This data source consists of citizen-reported sightings of introduced marine organisms, and have not been scientifically-validated. These records are intended to be educational for users of the Hitchhikers Guide, and to support experts in their monitoring efforts.

Description
The MIT Sea Grant "Hitchhiker's Guide to Exotic Species" is a field guide for beachcombers, students and other interested citizens. The guide contains color photographs and identification information on several introduced species and a few native species (for comparison). It may be used simply for information, or to help track the spread of invasive species. more

The MIT Sea Grant "Hitchhiker's Guide to Exotic Species" is a field guide for beachcombers, students and other interested citizens. The guide contains color photographs and identification information on several introduced species and a few native species (for comparison). It may be used simply for information, or to help track the spread of invasive species.

Scope
Themes:
Biology
Keywords:
Marine

Contributor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), moredata provider

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-USA: US Ocean Biodiversity Informaton System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-12
Information last updated: 2012-12-12
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