Dataset 71

Phytoplankton from the White Sea. Barents Sea. Norwegian Sea and Arctic Basin 1993-2003

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Realm: Marine
Climate: Polar/Temperate
Biome: Polar ecoregions
Central latitude: 73.555523
Central longitude: 27.288975
Duration: 10 years, from 1993 to 2003

35323 records

412 distinct species

Across the time series Phaeocystis pouchetii is the most frequently occurring species


Added from OBIS (FM). This dataset describes the Arctic plankton species and diversity in a study area northwest of Russia. It consists of a large database of 37.300 records from 1993-2003. A total of 434 species are represented. Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = NA


Ratkova, T. N. "Phytoplankton of the White Sea, Barents Sea, Amundsen & Nansen Basins". Institute of Oceanology, Academy of Sciences of Russia, Moscow, Russia; Arctic Ocean Diversity, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks. Available at:, accessed 2012.