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Biological Information System for Marine Life
NEWS
2021/02/02
About 2,800 records have been added to the following dataset:
The dataset "Image dataset of ophiuroid and other deep sea benthic organisms in 2015 extracted from the survey off Sanriku, Japan, by the research following the Great East Japan Earthquake 2011".
Please refer to the links for details.
2020/12/24
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL.
Effects of temperature and red tides on sea urchin abundance and species richness over 45 years in southern Japan
The dataset contains data of the long-term (from 1963 to 2014) dynamics of sea urchins in a fixed quadrat on a lower intertidal rocky flat in Hatakejima Island, southern Japan.
Please refer to the link for details.
2020/11/09
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL.
The 24th field study tour in Sesoko, Okinawa - a citizen science, observations of invertebrates.
The dataset contains a list of the species observed at the 24th citizen science field study tour in Sesoko Island in 2018.
Please refer to the link for details.
2020/11/09
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL.
Crabs from the Philippines and Thailand.
This dataset contains data of brachyuran crabs collected by Keiji Wada in 1982 in Thailand and in 2000 in the Philippines.
Please refer to the link for details.
2020/08/14
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL.
A Record of the Intertidal Malacofauna of Cape Bansho, Wakayama, Japan, from 1985 to 2010
Please refer to the link for details.
BISMaL data at a glance
Number of registered taxon on BISMaL
Last Updated:2021/02/26
Total number of registered taxon:39,670
taxon with occurrence record(s):14,147
taxon with no occurrence record(s):25,523
Number of occurrences records in kingdom Animalia
Last Updated:2021/02/17
Number of occurrence records:1,681,433
Last Updated:2020/04/11
Data Map
Total 1,681,433 records in BISMaL (April 02, 2020).
In 2019, BISMaL published the macro algae distribution dataset around Japan and the longtime monitoring dataset on plankton community in the Northwestern Pacific.