Fish and marine invertebrates from the Israeli Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Dor Edelist, The Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa

Dataset credit

OBIS and MedOBIS

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Dor Edelist The Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa
Secondary contact Jonathan Belmaker School of Zoology, Tel Aviv University

Citation

Edelist, D., Rilov, G., Golani, D., Carlton, J.T. & Spanier, E. (2013) Restructuring the Sea: profound shifts in the world's most invaded marine ecosystem. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 69–77.
Edelist, D. 2020. Fish and marine invertebrates from the Israeli Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152417) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/45fd60a8-cd81-4d04-b8e0-39c8fa75e4f8)

Abstract

Fish and marine invertebrates caught with trawl surveys (fish and shrimp trawls) from the Mediterranean continental shelf and upper slope of Israel from 1990 to 2012 (1990-1994, 2000, and 2008-2012).

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

This dataset was downloaded from OBIS (https://obis.org/). The records for only marine mammals, seabirds, sea turtles and rays and sharks were extracted. Records with no longitude/latitude or no date (eventDate) were excluded.
OBIS dataset page:
https://obis.org/dataset/45fd60a8-cd81-4d04-b8e0-39c8fa75e4f8
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.medobis.eu/resource?r=fish_invertebrates_israelimediterraneansea

References

Edelist, D., Rilov, G., Golani, D., Carlton, J.T. & Spanier, E. (2013) Restructuring the Sea: profound shifts in the world's most invaded marine ecosystem. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 69–77.

Attributes

Overview

This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
All attributes are included in the downloadable file (CSV or ESRI File Geodatabase) for "Complete Set of Dataset".

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
idRecord ID
dataset_idDataset ID
scientificnameScientific name
vernacularnameVernacular name
aphiaidAphia ID
taxonranktaxononic rank
individualcountGroup size / individual count
eventdateEvent date (precision varies)
eventtimeEvent time
decimallatitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimallongitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
coordinateprecisionCoordinate precision
catalognumberCatalog number
collectioncodeCollection code
occurrencestatusOccurrence status
basisofrecordBasis of record (HumanObservation / MachineObservation)
modifiedDate/time the record was modified
node_idNode ID
occurrenceidOccurrence ID
occurrenceremarksOccurrence remarks
eventidEvent ID
institutioncodeInstitution code
lifestageLife stage
sexGender of the animal if known
speciesSpecies by provider
datasetidDataset ID by provider
countryCountry
localityLocation of ocean
waterbodyDetails of ocean
droppedFlag indicating the record was dropped (always false)
absenceFlag indicating the record represents the absence of the species (always false)
marineFlag indicating the record is for marine life (always true)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103152417
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles2
Rays and sharks5
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total7
Date, Begin1991-10-26
Date, End2012-02-23
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude32.31 - 32.93
Longitude34.82 - 35.05
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2020-06-30
Updated2021-02-05
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also available in None
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