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Euphausiids from the coastal upwelling zone off Central/southern Chile
Entry ID: COPAS_I_eup_1

Abstract: This data base covers the spatial and temporal distribution of most euphausiids species dominating the coastal and oceanic areas of Central/southern Chile. This region is an important fishery area based on pelagic and demersal fishes and reported as having very high levels of primary production promoted by wind-driven coastal upwelling. Euphausiids along with copepods comprise the main contributors to zooplankton biomass in this region and they are the dominating food resource of small pelagic (anchovy and sardines), large pelagic (Jack Mackerel) and demersal fishes (Chilean hake).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -30.0   S: -45.0   E: -72.0   W: -98.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Escribano, R., Manríquez, K, Riquelme-Bugueño, R. Godoy
Dataset Title: Euphausiids from the coastal upwelling zone off Central/southern Chile. Eastern South Pacific Regional Node of OBIS (ESPOBIS)
Dataset Release Date: 2010-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Concepción, Chile
Dataset Publisher: Eastern South Pacific Regional Node of OBIS (ESPOBIS)
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Text
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-08-21
Stop Date: 2008-04-17
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Use Constraints There is no constraint for data usage, except for recognition of ESPOBIS as a Regional Node of OBIS
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
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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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Phone: 56-41-2204520
Fax: 56-41-2207254
Email: rescribano at
Contact Address:
P.O. BOX 160-C
City: Concepcion
Country: CHILE
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-30