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Biological Information System for Marine Life
NEWS
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.
2020/08/04
About 183,000 records (for 2015-2017) have been added to the following dataset:
Survey data of seagrass beds on the Monitoring sites 1000 project, BDCJ
The dataset contains data of the occurrence of seagrass species which was recorded at the Monitoring Sites 1000 Projects: Coastal Area Survey (Seagrass beds).
Please refer to the link for details.
2020/07/31
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" published in Ecological Research 33, 285 (2018) has been shared with BISMaL and OBIS.
Please refer to the links for details.
2020/06/23
Due to system maintenance, the system will be temporarily unavailable from 18:00 to 20:00 on June 29, 2020 (JST). Sorry for the inconvenience.
2020/03/26
Due to the system maintenance, BISMaL will be intermittently unavailable from March 30 to April 1st, 2020.
Please refrain from updating your dataset(s) during the period.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
BISMaL data at a glance
Number of registered taxon on BISMaL
Last Updated:2020/09/24
Total number of registered taxon:39,300
taxon with occurrence record(s):14,108
taxon with no occurrence record(s):25,192
Number of occurrences records in kingdom Animalia
Last Updated:2020/09/09
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.