Study ID 278

South Western Pacific Regional OBIS Data provider for the NIWA Marine Biodata Information System (South Western Pacific OBIS)

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Realm: Marine
Climate: Temperate/Tropical
Biome: Temperate shelf and seas ecoregions
Central latitude: -42.407000
Central longitude: 172.260000
Duration: 40 years, from 1961 to 2005

25534 records

278 distinct species

Across the time series Chelidonichthys kumu is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

"South Western Pacific Regional OBIS Data provider for the NIWA Marine Biodata Information System". Ocean Biogeographic Information System. Occurrence Dataset. Available at: https://doi.org/10.15468/zuuiyu, accessed 2012.

Methods

The data covers an area from Antarctica to Fiji. Data so far available are primarily the results of a series of research trawl surveys carried out as part of New Zealand's Ministry of Fisheries data collection to support fisheries management within the NZ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). plus data from several decades of marine invertebrate research sampling in the NZ Exclusive Economic Zone. Unit of abundance = AggregatedPresence, Unit of biomass = NA