About BISMaL data
Biological Information System for Marine Life
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A new dataset has been published on BISMaL.
Species list recorded by baited cameras at deep sea area in Japan
The dataset contains species list focused on demersal fish and scavenging animal recorded by the baited camera.
Please refer to the link for details.
Occurrence recoreds (1285 records) extracted form the issue of
Plankton&BenthosResearch vol. 13(3, 4) and vol. 14(1-4)
have been added to the
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BISMaL data at a glance
Number of registered taxon on BISMaL
Total number of registered taxon:39,065
taxon with occurrence record(s):14,032
taxon with no occurrence record(s):25,033
Number of occurrences records in kingdom Animalia
Number of occurrence records:1,681,433
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.