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Marine biological observation data from coastal and offshore surveys around New Zealand
Citation
SWPRON (2014). Marine biological observation data from coastal and offshore surveys around New Zealand. Southwestern Pacific OBIS, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), Wellington, New Zealand, 4964 records, Online http://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource.do?r=mbis_nz released on January 20, 2015.
Contact: Mackay, Kevin

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Description
Occurrence details of New Zealand marine fauna and flora from around the coastline and offshore. Information is assimilated from a variety of sources including unpublished data sets and digitised from journal articles. Where the source is from a published paper the source paper citation is listed at the record level. more

Marine species occurrence data collated from research events along the coast and in New Zealand waters. Biological data was sampled in-situ using a variety of equipment such as trawls, pots, grabs, dredges, and beach surveys

Scope
Themes:
Biology
Keywords:
Marine, PSE, New Zealand, PSW, Southwest Pacific Basin

Geographical coverage
PSE, New Zealand [Marine Regions]
PSW, Southwest Pacific Basin [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1873 - 2008

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
NZOBIS: Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-18
Information last updated: 2015-03-18
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