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Latest version published by Institute of Marine Research on Mar 29, 2017 Institute of Marine Research

The Macroplankton dataset in the IMR plankton database contains macroplankton from the Norwegian and Barents Seas. The dataset includes small vertically migratory fish.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 5,342 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 5,342 records in English (116 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 KB)


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Bakkeplass, K. (2014). IMR Macroplankton surveys. Institute of Marine Research, Norway


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Institute of Marine Research. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF




Who created the resource:

Arnfinn Morvik
Institute of Marine Research NO

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Kjell Bakkeplass
Institute of Marine Research NO

Who filled in the metadata:

Arnfinn Morvik
Institute of Marine Research NO

Who else was associated with the resource:

Arnfinn Morvik
Institute of Marine Research NO

Geographic Coverage

Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea

Bounding Coordinates South West [60.09, -10.5], North East [79.95, 42.7]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2007-06-07 / 2013-09-21

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers