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Data set name

BIOCEAN, A BIOLOGICAL DATA BASE ON DEEP OCEAN FAUNA

Data holding centreIFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
CountryFrance  France
Time period1967 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Couverture mondiale - World wide coverage

Observations 
Parameters

Temperature of the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Underwater cameras; pelagic trawl nets; benthos samplers; sediment traps; sediment grabs; unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

Taxonomy, Biogeography, Ecology, Biodiversity of the deep ocean.

OriginatorsIFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
References

SEGONZAC M., GALERON J., LAGADEC C. (1988) La base de donnees biologiques BIOCEAN. In "Premieres journees d'etude des producteurs francais de banques de donnees biologiques factuelles", 1988., 1988; FABRI M, GALERON J, LAROUR M, MAUDIRE G (2006) Combining the Biocean database for deep-sea benthic data and online Ocean Biogeographic Information System. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 316:215-224., 2006

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/isi/biocean/
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactFABRI Marie-Claire
Address

IFREMER / EEP / LEP-DEEP ENVIRONMENT LABORATORY
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98 22 42 00
Facsimile+33 (0)2 98.22.47.57
Emailmarie.claire.fabri@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierEPCIAN
Global identifier4700
Last revised2011-01-24