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Guinea fish dataset 1985-1987
Fishes FAO D'identification des especes pour les besoins de la peche Atlantique centre-est. Zones de peche 34,37 (en partie). 1981. Ottawa: OAA, Min. des peches et des oceans. V. 1-5. —3: Poissons osseux. 1964 p. V. 4: Poissons osseux. Chimères, Requins. 150 p. V. 5: Requins. Poisson batoides. Hemards et langoustes. P. 1-29.
Contact: Boltachev, Alexander
Availability: This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Data were collected on the basis of Soviet-Guinean Scientific Research Center - CERESCOR from June 1985 till April 1987. Digitised with funding from ODINAFRICA / UNESCO. more
A search and rescue work was done in the scientific data archive of the Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas (Sevastopol, Ukraine) and in the personal archives of Ukrainian scientists who were working at the CERESCOR research centre in Rogbane / Conakry / Guinea to find the biodiversity (ichthyologic) data collected at the shelf of Guinea. The found data were preliminary evaluated, the good quality data and metadata sets were selected for digitization and a process of digitization was started. Additional information, such as sampling methodology, identification guides used, description of sampling area etc. was extracted from reports found in Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas archive and published articles.
Biology, Biology > Fish
Marine, ASE, Guinea, Arthropoda, Chordata, Mollusca
ASE, Guinea [Marine Regions]
7 June 1985 - 27 April 1987
Occurrence of biota
AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2015-05-05
Information last updated: 2015-06-25