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FRB: The Cheticamp Expedition of 1917 - Phytoplankton collection
Fritz, Clara W. 2015. FRB: The Cheticamp Expedition of 1917 - Phytoplankton collection. Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital Accessed on –INSERT DATE
Contact: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

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During the spring and summer of 1917 a marine biological investigation was carried on in the Gulf of St. Lawrence under the direction of Dr. A. G. Huntsman. Samples were collected at various points near the north and west shores of Cape Breton, from the vincity of the Magdalen islands and at some points in a line between Eastern Harbour, Cape Breton and the Magdalen islands. Hydrology and biology of the western Gulf of St. Lawrence was studied. This resource contains the phytoplankton collection associated with this expedition. Phytoplankton were collected from net tows conducted at various stations during the expedition. This resource contains presence information only - no abundance information is available

Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Marine, ANW, Canada, St. Lawrence Gulf

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, St. Lawrence Gulf [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
23 May 1917 - 14 September 1917

Occurrence of biota

Biological Board of Canada, moredata creator
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

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OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2015-08-06
Information last updated: 2015-08-11
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