Discovery Collections Midwater Database

This is a biological data base of the Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory, U.K. The data are mainly open ocean, with some data from upwelling regions off N.W. Africa and in the Arabian Sea. Data were collected using nets, mainly the IOS RMT1+8 combination net or its multiple version and represent 94000 records in 2100 species. Specific identifications made by various members of staff at the National Institute of Oceanography/Institute of Oceanographic Sciences.

Metadata Access
Publisher Blue-Cloud Data Discovery & Access service; EurOBIS - EMODnet Biology
Contributor Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ); University of Southampton National Oceanography Centre
Publication Year 2024
OpenAccess true
Contact blue-cloud-support(at)
Discipline Marine Science