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Biological Information System for Marine Life
NEWS
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.
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.
BISMaL data at a glance
Number of registered taxon on BISMaL
Last Updated:2020/11/12
Total number of registered taxon:39,445
taxon with occurrence record(s):14,144
taxon with no occurrence record(s):25,301
Number of occurrences records in kingdom Animalia
Last Updated:2020/11/25
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.