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The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean
Citation
Smith, S. D. A. (2008). Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean. Global Ecology and Biogeography (ASAC_2163)
Contact: Smith, Stephen

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2163 See the link below for public details on this project. Records of observations of kelp rafts passing within 50 m of one side of the vessel over replicated periods of 1 hour. Data collected over subantarctic latitudes only. Records include: size, species, presence/absence of holdfast, latitude and longitude, ship speed.

Scope
Keywords:
Marine, Community structure, Migration, PS, Southern Ocean

Geographical coverage
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1 November 1996 on [In Progress]
Unknown

Parameter
Presence of biota

Contributor
University of New England

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Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2008-12-15
Information last updated: 2008-12-15
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