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Biological Information System for Marine Life
NEWS
2023/01/12
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL:
Plankton image dataset from a cabled observatory system (JEDI System/OCEANS) deployed at coastal area of Oshima island, Tokyo, Japan.
The dataset contains data from plankton images taken during 2014 to 2016 by the system and identified using machine learning.
Please refer to the link for details.
2022/11/01
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL:
Data on coral species occurrences in Japan since 1929.
The dataset contains the species occurrence record of zooxanthellate reef‐building corals on the Japanese coast, recorded from 1929 to 2020.
Please refer to the link for details.
2022/06/13
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL:
Regionally Integrated Marine Database (RINKAI), managed by JAMBIO, an association of Japanese university-based marine stations.
The dataset contains data of JAMBIO Coastal Organism Joint Surveys.
Please refer to the link for details.
2022/05/09
A new dataset has been published on BISMaL.
Distribution of Stylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) in Okinawa Island, Japan
Please refer to the link for details.
2022/04/28
About 7,000 records (for 2009-2018) have been added to the following dataset:
Survey data of rocky shores on the Monitoring sites 1000 project, BDCJ
Please refer to the link for details.
BISMaL data at a glance
Number of registered taxon on BISMaL
Last Updated:2023/01/25
Total number of registered taxon:40,618
taxon with occurrence record(s):15,135
taxon with no occurrence record(s):25,483
Number of occurrences records in kingdom Animalia
Last Updated:2023/01/12
Number of occurrence records:2,358,069
Last Updated:2022/04/11
Data Map
Total 2,303,997 records in BISMaL (April 11, 2022).
In 2021, observation records from research results by Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, Kyoto University (Hatakejima, Wakayama), observations in training cruise of Tokai University (from Shizuoka to Ogasawara Islands), and a product of Tohoku Ecosystem-Associated Marine Sciences project (off Sanriku) were published in BISMaL.