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Entry ID: Eurobis_481

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Abstract: An attempt to collect, format, analyse and disseminate surveyed marine biological data deriving from the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea region is currently under development at the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR, Greece). The effort has been supported by the MedOBIS project (Mediterranean Ocean Biogeographic Information System) and has been carried out in cooperation with the ... View entire text
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Description: MarBEF Data System "MedOBIS" metadata report
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.98   S: 31.89   E: 35.39   W: 19.71

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hellenic Centre For Marine Research
Dataset Title: MedOBIS
Dataset Series Name: EUROBIS
Dataset Release Date: 17 Dec 2004
Dataset Release Place: Heraklion, Greece
Dataset Publisher: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics; Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management Department
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: MS Access
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1937-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
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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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Data Center
Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: ward.appeltans at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Postal Code: 8400
Country: Belgium
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: bart.vanhoorne at
Email: bartv at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Country: BELGIUM
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Arvanitidis, C. et al. (2006). MedOBIS: biogeographic information system for the eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 316: 225-230.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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