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Record Search Query: [Parameters: Topic='BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION', Term='ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES', Variable_Level_1='ARTHROPODS']
Bay of Fundy Species Information System (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: obis.bofetf

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Abstract: The Bay of Fundy Species Information System provides taxonomic,
biological and ecological information on diatoms, dinoflagellates, marine
algae, most invertebrate groups, fishes, shore birds, and marine mammals using
various information resources including published literature and experts for
specific taxa. The Bay of Fundy is a large embayment on the east coast of
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Purpose: The Bay of Fundy Species Information System is dedicated to providing
taxonomic, biological and ecological information on diatoms, dinoflagellates,
marine algae, most invertebrate groups, fishes, shore birds, and marine

OBIS Schema concepts implemented in this particular data set are:
DateLastModified, InstitutionCode, CollectionCode, CatalogNumber,
ScientificName, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, ScientificNameAuthor,
Country, Locality, Longitude, Latitude, StartLongitude, EndLongitude,
StartLatitude, EndLatitude.

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Description: Bay of Fundy Species Information System Home Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.83   S: 44.25   E: -63.5   W: -67.17

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Pohle, G., Van Guelpen, L., Martin, A., Welshman, D., and A. McGuire
Dataset Title: Bay of Fundy Species Information System
Dataset Series Name: Atlantic Reference Centre Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints 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 (see

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 (see
Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: OBISCanada at
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution Media: Electronic, Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema - HTML, TXT, ACON Map (Excel & shapefile)
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Phone: (506) 529-1203
Fax: (506) 529-1212
Email: arc at
Contact Address:
Huntsman Marine Science Centre
1 Lower Campus Road
City: St. Andrews
Province or State: New Brunswick
Postal Code: E5B 2L7
Country: Canada
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05

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