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Cetacean distribution in the South Atlantic and South Pacific Ocean (AR-OBIS)
Entry ID: OBIS.cetacean

Abstract: Database containing published information from scientific papers and reports of
whales, dolphins and porpoises in the Atlantic Ocean, Magellanic region and
South Pacific Ocean. Peripheral records from farther offshore include reported
sightings in Malvinas/Falkland Islands, Drake Passage and the South Shetland
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Description: OBIS Argentina
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -3.68   S: -61.9   E: -3.0   W: -74.7
  N: -20.2   S: -56.0   E: -66.2   W: -75.61

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Reyes, L. M. (2006)
Dataset Title: Cetacean distribution in the South Atlantic and South Pacific Ocean
Dataset Publisher: Centro Nacional Patagonico (CENPAT), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina
Version: Not provided
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1672-02-17
Stop Date: 2005-01-15
Quality A review before 1976 encompasses opportunistic findings, stranding, and
sightings at sea and from shore. Samplings, field surveys and stranding
programs focused on different taxonomy groups were develop more regularly since
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 Set Progress
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
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Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
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Province or State: NJ
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Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Format: Excel
Phone: +54 2965 451024
Fax: +54 2965 451543
Email: lreyes at
Contact Address:
Boulevard Brown s/n
City: Puerto Madryn
Province or State: Chubut
Postal Code: 9120
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-19