European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

WoRMS: World Register of Marine Species

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1748-2007
OngoingNo
Geographical area

World Oceans

Observations 
Parameters

Unspecified

Description 
Summary

An authoritative and comprehensive list of names of marine organisms, including information on synonymy. WoRMS contains both global and regional species lists.

OriginatorsSociety for the Management of Electronic Biodiversity Data
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier1447
Global identifier5535
Last revised2011-05-06