MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Fish
AfrOBIS

Dataset credit

iOBIS and AfrOBIS

Contacts

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Citation

Abstract

The Madagascar National Oceanographic Data Centre is attached to the University of Toliara. Some of the research achievements of the Oceanographic Data Centre are: a project for the protection of coastal reefs in south-western Madagascar; a marine biodiversity assessment in the same coastal area; a socio-economic investigation of traditional fishing practices; and bio-ecological surveys to facilitate the development of a sustainable marine park in the Masoala area far away on Madagascar’s northeast coast.

This dataset has been collected in Toliara Bay, and includes bony fish, cartilagenous fish, mammals and reptiles. It currently consists of 721 records of 49 families.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://fred.csir.co.za:8000/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2011-05-22. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 721) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Dataset Creator: MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre, Madagascar Dataset Title: Fish Dataset Release Place: Toliara, Madagascar Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa Online Resource: http://www.iobis.org/.
Data on iOBIS. . http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=2337. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://afrobis.csir.co.za/. obtained on.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103152337
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles1
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total1
Date, Begin2001-08-15
Date, End2001-08-15
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-23.38 - -23.38
Longitude43.58 - 43.58
Coord. prec.4 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
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