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AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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AntOBIS is the Antarctic node of OBIS, hosted by the SCAR-MarBIN Project

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Marine, PS, Antarctic Ocean

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PS, Antarctic Ocean [Marine Regions]

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Operational Direction Natural Environment; Fresh Water Biology, moredata creatordata manager
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ), moredatabase developer

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Airborne Bacteria from Miers Valley, Antarctica
Amphipoda Hyperiidea of the Southern Ocean: catalogue and occurrences, more
Amundsen Sea Mollusca from the BIOPEARL II expedition
Antarctic Amphipod Crustaceans: Ant'Phipoda Database (BIANZO), more
Antarctic Amphipoda, more
Antarctic and Subantarctic Asteroid zoogeography, more
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Asteroidea database 2017
Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Lophogastrida occurrences, more
Antarctic and SubAntarctic Ophiuroidea - MNA (Section of Genoa)
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Antarctic cryptoendolithic fungal communities ITS amplicon sequencing
ANDEEP-1: Antarctic deep-sea meiofauna, more
Antarctic Echinoids: an interactive database, more
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from "German Antarctic Marine Living Resources" (GAMLR) Expeditions, more
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition 1976-77, more
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurence data from Polish FIBEX expeditions, more
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurrence data from ITALICA 2000 Expedition, more
Antarctic Euphausiacea occurrence data from Norwegian Antarctic Research Expedition 1979, more
Antarctic fish Gobionotothen gibberifrons, more
Antarctic Foraminiferans, more
Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988, more
Antarctic Isopods, more
Antarctic Jellyfish, more
Antarctic Krill Euphausia superba, more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Australian expeditions, more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from BAS expeditions, more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Discovery expeditions, more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Japanese expeditions, more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Spanish RV "Fruela", more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from Ukraine YUGNIRO Institute, more
Antarctic Krill occurrence data from US AMLR "US Antarctic Marine Living Resources" Program, more
Antarctic macrobenthic communities: A compilation of circumpolar information
Antarctic Marine Amoebae, more
Antarctic Marine Bacteria from Denmark University, more
Antarctic Marine Species Sequence Data, more
Antarctic Nemertea, more
APIS: Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's, more
Antarctic Parborlasia corrugatus, more
Antarctic Peninsula Bacterioplankton 16S rRNA gene surveys and metagenomes from Winter 2002 and Summer 2006.
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Antarctic Pycnogonids II, more
Antarctic Rotifera literature review
Antarctic Starfish (Echinodermata: asteroidea) from the ANDEEP3 expedition, more
Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic and cold temperate echinoid database
ANTAVIA TrackingKing, more
Ant'Phipoda Database (New records), more
ANTXXIII8TP: ANTXXIII-8 Birds and Mammals, more
Archaea from the ANDEEP3 expedition
Argos PTT Tracking Database, more
Associated microbiome (Bacteria and Fungi) in Antarctic sea stars (healthy versus exhibiting epidermal disease)
Asteroids from French subantarctic islands: records from the Marion Dufresne MD03 expeditions, more
Asteroids, ophiuroids and holothurians from the South-Eastern Weddell Sea (Southern Ocean)
AAT_ABBBS: Australian Antarctic Territory bird banding records, more
Bacteria (16S ssu rRNA) in an Antarctic snow sample
Bacteria (16S) and Eukaryotes (18S) from the Sor Rondane Mountains (East Antarctica)
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Bacteria and chlorophyll-a water column observations (surface to ~150m), April-August 2001, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC, more
Bacteria from Penguin Guano, Antarctica, more
Bacteria in Antarctic glacial foreland soils
Bacteria on mummified seals in the Antarctic Dry Valleys
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Bacterial in the Amundsen Sea Polynya (Southern Ocean): community composition in environmental samples and mesocosm experiment
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Benthic microbial communities (Bacteria, 16S) of coastal terrestrial and ice shelf Antarctic meltwater ponds
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Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Cumacea, more
Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Mysida, more
Biogeographic distribution of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic brachiopods (living forms), more
Biopearl expedition: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea), more
British Antarctic Survey Argos satellite tracking data, more
Bryozoa collection of the Italian National Antarctic Museum (MNA) - Data
CCAMLR historic KRILL, more
Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program, more
ChEssBase, more
Circumpolar dataset of sequenced specimens of Promachocrinus kerguelensis (Echinodermata, Crinoidea)
CMarZ (Census of Marine Zooplankton)-Asia Database
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Cyanobacteria in microbial mats from Antarctic lakes
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PANGAEA: Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science, more
Diatom and foraminiferal samples from surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica
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DNA metabarcoding of the prey and microbiome of museum specimen Antarctic trematomid fishes
East Weddell Sea echinoids from the JR275 expedition
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Elephant Seal Sightings, Heard Island (1949 to 1960), more
Elephant Seal Sightings, Macquarie Island, more
EPOS3: SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea), more
Fish catch from 1996/97 Voyage 2 WASTE (WOCE Antarctic Southern Transect Expedition)
Fishbase Version 2000, more
Fishes in the Argentine Sea from 1967 to the present time, more
fumarolic microbial communities at Tramway Ridge, Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
Fungal communities (ITS) in Antarctic brines.
Fungi (LSU) in soils from the South Shetland island, Antarctic Peninsula island, and Union Glacier
Geomicrobiology of Antarctic Subglacial Environments - Subglacial Lake Whillans
Geothermal Fumarole Subsurface Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
Global biogeography of desert cyanobacteria
Heard Island Shag Phalacrocorax nivalis census, Heard Island 1992
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Hydroids of the BANZARE Antarctic expeditions 1929 - 1931
Icota - Pelagant, more
Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high antarctic - Benthic Invertebrate Database, more
In situ observations of Stygiomedusa gigantea, more
Inter-Valley Soil Comparative Survey of the McMurdo Dry Valleys
Isopoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca) of the Southern Ocean and adjacent seas, more
King penguin census data, Gadget Gully, Macquarie Island (1993-2008), more
Krill abundance, vertical and horizontal distribution (MOCNESS system), April-June 2001-02, continental margin west of Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC, more
Leopard Seal census, Heard Island 1987/88
Lissarca notorcadensis BAS CAML, more
Lower Trophic Levels Database, more
Macquarie Island fur seal database, more
Macrozooplankton concentrations estimated from MOCNESS tow samples, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC, more
Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics (MAPPPD): Count data
Marine bacterioplankton community structure in the vicinity of Antarctic icebergs
Marine birds and mammals of the Southern Ocean (a census for the CAML), more
Marine fauna survey of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Island, 1981-82, more
Marine mammals on the INACH expeditions
Marine_ microbial eukaryotes (18S) from the Ross Sea (Antarctica)
Microbes (16S and 18S rRNA genes) from benthic Antarctic sediments
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Microbial fungal communities (18S) of Antarctic Dry Valley lakes
Microbial soil Fungi (ITS2) diversity from Maritime Antarctica
Mitochondrial lineages in the Antarctic sea slug Doris kerguelenensis, more
MNA (Section of Genoa) - Marine Biological Samples, more
MNA (Section of Genoa) and NIWA Invertebrate Collection - Ross Sea Tanaidacea
MNA (Section of Genoa) associated collection of CCFEE (Tuscia University) - Antarctic Fungi
MNA CIBAN Italian Antarctic Bacterial Culture Collection
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (MACN), Buenos Aires: sea stars collection (Asteroidea, Echinodermata), more
National Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Collections, more
National Whale and Dolphin Sightings and Strandings Database, more
Near‐shore microbial communities (Eukaryotes, Bacteria and Archaea) of the sub‐Antarctic Prince Edward Islands
Nemertina World Checklist, more
New Zealand Terrestrial Biocomplexity Survey
Orca observations on Macquarie Island, more
Palmer LTER 2014 cruise microbial Eukaryote (18s) plankton
Pelagic Fish Observations 1968-1999
Pelagic microbes (Eukaryote 18S and Material 16S amplicons) from sites in the Southern, Indian and Arctic Oceans
Penguins of Antarctica, more
PolE At Sea Observations of Birds and Marine Mammals during PS 81 (ANT-XXIX/4)
Porifera collection of the Italian National Antarctic Museum (MNA) - Data
Promachocrinus kerguelensis, more
RMT Trawl catch from 1985/86 V1 ADBEX III voyage, more
RMT Trawl catch from the 1980/81 V5 FIBEX voyage, more
RMT Trawl catch from the 1982/83 V2 ADBEX I voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1983/84 V5 ADBEX II voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1984/85 V5 SIBEX2 voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1986/87 V7 AAMBER voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1990/91 V6 AAMBER2 voyage
RMT Trawl catch from the 1992/93 V6 KROCK voyage, more
RMT Trawl catch from the 1995/96 V4 BROKE voyage, more
RMT Trawl catch from the 2003/04 V3 BROKE-West voyage
Ross Sea mollusca from Italica 2004
Ross Sea Pycnogonids, more
SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - Antarctic free-living marine Nematodes - Data
SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - Benthic Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) - data
SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - Benthic Ostracoda - Data
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SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - macroalgae - Data
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SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - Tintinnid Ciliates of the Southern Ocean - Data
SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean -Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda)
Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean, more
Snow Petrel census, Reeve Hill, Windmill Island, East Antarctica (1984-2003)
SOMBASE - Pycnogonids, more
SOMBASE - Southern Ocean mollusc database: a tool for biogeographic analysis in diversity and evolution
SOMBASE/TOTAL - Bioconstructors, more
SO-Polylist, more
South American Antarctic Marine Biodiversity Literature, more
South Western Pacific Regional OBIS Data provider for the NIWA Marine Biodata Information System, more
Southern Giant Petrel census data within the Australian Antarctic Territory
Southern Ocean Cnidarian Collections, more
SO-CPR: Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey and SCAR Action Group on CPR Research, more
Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Recorder (SO-CPR) Survey
Southern Ocean Experimental Metatranscriptome to Investigate Micronutrient Colimitation
SOMBASE: Southern Ocean Mollusc Database, more
Southern Ocean octopus, more
Southern Ocean oligochaete occurrence data - a literature-based compilation, more
Southern Ocean Ostracoda (except Halocypridina), more
SOVIET ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONS for Zooplankton (R.V. OB March-May 1956, January-March 1957;R.V.ACADEMIC KURCHATOV, October 1971-January 1972; RV DMITRY MENDELEEV;R.V.ACADEMIC IOFFE 1992), more
Spring Phytoplankton Assemblages in the Southern Ocean Between Australia and Antarctica (CLIVAR-SR3)
Squid specimens from the 1991/92 V6 AAMBER2 voyage
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Subantarctic Fur Seals at Heard Island, 1987/88 [Heard_Island_report_1987_1988], more
Subantarctic Fur sealsat Heard Island, 1987/88
Tagged Seal Location Data from SOGLOBEC, more
The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean, more
The distribution and composition of mesopelagic fish assemblages in the Southern Ocean and their relation to major water masses, more
The First Comprehensive Description of the Biodiversity and Biogeography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Intertidal Communities
The fishes collection (IC) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN - Paris), more
RAMS: The Register of Antarctic Marine Species, more
Walter Herwig 1978 (FFS): SeaStars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea), more
Weddell Sea macrozoobenthos EASIZ I, more
Weddell Seal Census, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, more
Weddell Seal Sightings, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, more
Western Antarctic Peninsula Bacteria (Mesocosm exp.)
Whale catches in the Southern Ocean, more
Whale log - observations from ANARE voyages, more
Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31
Winter Picoplankton Diversity and Distribution in the US Antarctic Marine Living Resources Study Area - Northern Antarctic Peninsula
Nemys: World Database of Nematodes, more
Zooplankton abundance and population structures assessed during April-September of 2001-2, Southern Ocean, GLOBEC, more
Zooplankton Abundance Based on Taxa and Life Stages or Size, more
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AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
SCAR-MarBIN: SCAR-Marine Biodiversity Information Network, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2007-10-31
Information last updated: 2020-05-26
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