Amphipoda Hyperiidea of the Southern Ocean: catalogue and occurrences

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The dataset comprises all occurrence records of hyperiid amphipods from the Southern Ocean sensu lato (south of the sub-Tropical Front). It is based on taxonomic and ecological literature checked until 28 February 2009. Some unpublished species records from the Southern Ocean in various museum collections have also been included.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Zeidler W. & De Broyer C., 2009. Catalogue of the Hyperiidean Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Southern Ocean with distribution and ecological data. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 79 (Suppl. 1): 1-104.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 7b474f9c-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  SCAR - AntOBIS publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biodiversity Information System.


Antarctic; Biogeography; Distribution; Southern Ocean; Occurrence; Occurrence

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Claude De Broyer
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Royal Belgian Academies of Sciences; Belgian National Committee on Antarctic Research
Anton Van de Putte
  • Metadata Provider
Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility (ANTABIF)
Wolfgang Zeidler
  • Content Provider
South Australian Museum; Department of Invertebrates

Geographic Coverage

PS, Southern Ocean

Bounding Coordinates South West [-78, -180], North East [70, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Suborder Hyperiidea

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1853-01-01

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers 7b474f9c-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a