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Latest version published by SCAR - AntOBIS on Aug 7, 2013 SCAR - AntOBIS

The dataset contains over 6200 single records covering approx 95% of all literature available on Antarctic Polychaeta including the famous monographs of Olga Hartman. Additionally new records from the expeditions ANDEEP I-III and ANDEEP-Systco have been added.

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 4,778 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 4,778 records  (118 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download (5 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download (6 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:

Schüller, M. 2010. SO-Polylist - a summary of Southern Ocean polychaete records.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is SCAR - AntOBIS. Freely available if cited

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

Online dataset


Who created the resource:

Myriam Schüller
Ruhr-University Bochum; Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology; Animal Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Anton Van de Putte
Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF)

Who filled in the metadata:

Anton Van de Putte
Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF)

Geographic Coverage

PSW, Subantarctic waters

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Class  Polychaeta [Bristle worms]

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers