Latest version published by Institute of Marine Research on 11 April 2024 Institute of Marine Research
Data collected with a 2m beamtrawl towed about 200-300m. Dataset contains numbers and combined wet weight of specimen (down to 1 mg) within same species or higher taxonomic unit. Samples are preserved on formalin and then alcohol. After id the material is stored at the Bergen Museum, Bergen, Norway.
Publication date:
11 April 2024
CC-BY 4.0

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 29,825 records.

1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
  • ExtendedMeasurementOrFact 

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 29,825 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 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:

Birkely,Sten-Richard (2023). MAREANO - Base-line mapping of epifauna obtained with Beamtrawl. 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 been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 99006141-bf02-4821-8e6e-5818a1cbf70a.  Institute of Marine Research publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Norway.


Occurrence; Occurrence


Who created the resource:

Sten-Richard Birkely
Institute of Marine Research

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Sten-Richard Birkely
Institute of Marine Research

Who filled in the metadata:

Arnfinn Morvik
Institute of Marine Research

Who else was associated with the resource:

Arnfinn Morvik

Geographic Coverage

Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea

Bounding Coordinates South West [62.303, 4.454], North East [72.58, 34.3]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2006-01-01 / 2021-05-05

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 99006141-bf02-4821-8e6e-5818a1cbf70a