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Intertidal Biodiversity in the Gulf of Maine: Detecting Patterns of Diversity and Change
Entry ID: GoMA-Intertidal_Biodiversity

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Abstract: Epibenthic macroinvertebrate communities were examined at six rocky intertidal locations along the Maine shore. Sampled locations were distributed across nearly the entire coast of Maine from Kittery to Perry (43º N, 70º W to 44º N, 67º W) and were situated roughly equidistant from each other. All field sites were registered Critical Invertebrate Areas designated with this status in the 1970s by ... View entire text
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  N: 44.81   S: 43.08   E: -66.96   W: -70.66
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 6 M
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 0 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thomas J. Trott
Dataset Title: Intertidal Biodiversity in the Gulf of Maine
Dataset Release Date: May 5, 2008
Dataset Publisher: Gulf of Maine Area Program Census of Marine Life
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-06-27
Stop Date: 2005-08-27
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-05-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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