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Southern Ocean Mollusc Database [SCAR-MarBIN]
Entry ID: scarmarbin_SOMBASE

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Abstract: Understanding where organisms live and why they live there is the key aim of
ecology. SOMBASE is a tool for looking at marine molluscs in the seas around
Antarctica. Using a database and the latest mapping technology it is possible
to display all the places where a family, genus or species has been found on an
electronic map. These maps show us how widely spread different organisms are
and if they ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Data is downloadable at the SCAR-MarBIN web portal

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -55.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Southern Ocean Mollusc Database (SOMBASE)
Online Resource:
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in

Access Constraints See SCAR-MarBIN data policy at
Use Constraints See SCAR-MarBIN data policy at
Data Center
Marine Biodiversity Information Network, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, International Council for Science Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +32(0)2 6274139
Fax: +32(0)2 6274277
Email: bruno.danis at
Contact Address:
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
29 Rue Vautier
City: Brussels
Postal Code: 1000
Country: BELGIUM
Email: hjg at
Country: UK
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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