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Steinbock (1937) Turbellaria XIV. The fishery grounds near Alexandria. Notes and Memories of the Fisheries Directorate of Egypt, No. 25

Latest version published by Hellenic Center for Marine Research on Apr 3, 2020 Hellenic Center for Marine Research

Turbellarians (Phylum Platyhelminthes) collected by Professor Steurer during his stay in Alexandria (1933), including two new species to science.

Data Records

The data in this sampling event resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 6 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Event (core)
    6
  • Occurrence 
    9
  • ExtendedMeasurementOrFact 
    8

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Gerovasileiou Vasilis, Dimitra Mavraki, Nikolopoulou Stamatina (2020). Digitization of The fishery grounds near Alexandria. Turbellaria XIV. Notes and Memories of the Fisheries Directorate of Egypt, No. 25.

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Hellenic Center for Marine Research. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: eddeff93-b667-4a15-b81d-ebcc1180f7ba.  Hellenic Center for Marine Research publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biogeographic Information System.

Keywords

Metadata; Historical dataset; Egypt Expedition; Turbellaria; Platyhelminthes

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Vasilis Gerovasileiou
Data Manager
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research Former U.S. Base of Gournes 71500 Heraklion Crete GR +302810337742

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Vasilis Gerovasileiou
Data Manager
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research Former U.S. Base of Gournes 71500 Heraklion Crete GR +302810337742

Who filled in the metadata:

Dimitra Mavraki
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research Former U.S. Base of Gournes 71500 Heraklion Crete GR +302810337740
Vasilis Gerovasileiou
Data Manager
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research Former U.S. Base of Gournes 71500 Heraklion Crete GR +302810337741

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Stamatina Nikolopoulou
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research - Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture GR

Geographic Coverage

This dataset constitutes a small part of an expedition that took place on the coast of Alexandria, Egypt in 1933. Therefore, only 6 sampling stations from a total of almost 170 were included in this dataset.

Bounding Coordinates South West [31.1, 29.726], North East [31.387, 29.977]

Taxonomic Coverage

Six turbellarian taxa (Phylum Platyhelminthes).

Phylum  Platyhelminthes
Order  Polycladida
Family  Stylochidae,  Planoceridae,  Prosthiostomidae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1933-08-30 / 1933-11-13

Project Data

No Description available

Title Digitization of Historical Dataset-Egypt Expedition
Funding EMODnet

The personnel involved in the project:

Curator
Vasilis Gerovasileiou

Sampling Methods

There is no specific information about the sampling method used. From the Preliminary Report of the Expedition (Steuer 1935) it seems that samples were collected with a dredge with an opening of 20x70 cm (1400 cm2). References: Steuer A. 1935. The fishery grounds near Alexandria. 1. Preliminary Report, Notes and Memoirs No 8. Fisheries Research Directorate, Egypt.

Study Extent Alexandria, Egypt

Method step description:

  1. No data

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.medobis.eu/resource?r=egyptexpeditionturbellaria