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Data from the 1935-1936 cruises of the Belgian training ship Mercator 3 Pisces collection
Citation
Delsman H. C. Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique; (2022). Data from the 1935-1936 cruises of the Belgian training ship Mercator 3 Pisces collection.
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Description
Data from the cruises of the Belgian training ship Mercator, 3: Pisces collection. The data were digitized by the Flanders Marine Institute using the citizen science platform DoeDat, and transformed according to the standards of the DwC Event core format. more

The fishes from the Belgian training ship Mercator 3 Pisces were collected between 1935-1936, comprising fishes from the African coast, the American coast, the Atlantic and from the Amazon-river. The specimens were brought to the museum by D W Adama and D V Zaslavsly. A few new species were described for this work.

Scope
Keywords:
Mercator (training vessel), Citizen participation, Historical records, surface vessel, A, Atlantic, Amazonas, Atlantic Coast of Florida, Caribbean, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, West African Coast

Geographical coverage
A, Atlantic [Marine Regions]
Amazonas [Marine Regions]
Atlantic Coast of Florida [Marine Regions]
Caribbean [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -82,87; MinLat: -3,11 - MaxLong: -13,712; MaxLat: 32,27 [WGS84]
West African Coast [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
3 February 1935 - 5 December 1939

Parameter
Abundance

Contributors
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Departement Paleontologie; Afdeling Antropologie en prehistorie; Eenheid Archeozoölogie (RBINSC)data creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Delsman, H.C. (1941). Pisces, in: Résultats scientifiques des croisières du navire-école belge Mercator, 3. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique, deuxième série = Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België, tweede reeks, 21: pp. 47-82

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2022-08-24
Information last updated: 2022-08-25
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