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Bishop Museum Marine Specimens (Georeferenced) (OBIS Distribution)
Entry ID: BPBM-MarineGeoRefSpecimens

Abstract: This dataset represents a pre-filtered subset of the Bishop Museum Natural
History Specimen Data, as made available through the Bishop Museum (BPBM) DiGIR
provider. The filter criteria for this dataset restricts the complete dataset
to only organisms taken from marine environments, and only records that have
geo-reference coordinates assigned to them. The data consist primarily of
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 64.67   S: -52.94   E: -68.0   W: -21.0
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 1850 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bishop Museum
Dataset Title: Bishop Museum Natural History Specimen Data -- Marine Specimens Subset (Georeferenced)
Dataset Series Name: Bishop Museum Natural History Specimen Data
Dataset Release Date: 2006-03-15T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Honolulu, Hawaii
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: DiGIR Provider
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1863-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-05-13
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.
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: (808) 848-4115
Fax: (808) 847-8252
Email: deepreef at
Contact Address:
1525 Bernice St.
City: Honolulu
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96817
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-30