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Antarctic Jellyfish

Latest version published by SCAR - AntOBIS on Mar 19, 2019 SCAR - AntOBIS

The present dataset is a compliation of distribution records found in the literature. The compilation was sent by Dhugal Lindsay, from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).

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 3,968 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 3,968 records in English (60 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 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:

Lindsay D [date accessed]. Antarctic Jellyfish, a literature-based compilation. Accessed online through the SCAR-MarBIN portal


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is SCAR - AntOBIS. 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: 7b4ac816-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  SCAR - AntOBIS publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biogeographic Information System.


Abundance; Distribution; Occurrence

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

Online dataset US-ASCII Plain Text
Metadata UTF-8 XML


Who created the resource:

Dhugal Lindsay
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

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

PS, Southern Ocean

Bounding Coordinates South West [-74, -122], North East [82, 151]

Taxonomic Coverage

Class  Scyphozoa [Jellyfish]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1979-09-02

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers 7b4ac816-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a