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Resources of The Exclusive Economic Zone (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)

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Abstract: Project REVIZEE (Living Resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone)

The United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) granted the right to the coastal country to exclusive use of the marine resources within the 200 n.m. economic zone and at the same time the concept of sustainable use of the marine environment was introduced. Following the recommendation of UNCLOS and the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 4.0   S: -33.0   E: -51.0   W: -53.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 2000 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira
Dataset Title: Resources of The Exclusive Economic Zone (OBIS South America, BRAZIL)
Dataset Series Name: REVIZEE Document Series
Dataset Release Date: March 2006
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-07-01
Stop Date: 2004-07-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 m
Longitude Resolution: 10 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality Mainly specimens. Reference collection of organisms available at different research institutions in Brazil.
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.
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Originating Center
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +55 19 3288 0466
Fax: +55 19 3249-0960
Email: marino at
Contact Address:
Centro de Referencia em Informacao Ambiental (CRIA)
Av. Romeu Tortima, 388, Barao Geraldo
City: Campinas SP
Postal Code: 13084-791
Country: BRAZIL
Publications/References (SÚrie de Documentos do REVIZEE(SCOREs)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-03