Marine and Coastal Management - Demersal Surveys (years 1983-1985) (AfrOBIS)
Ocean Biogeographic Information System. Marine and Coastal Management - Demersal Surveys (years 1983-1985) (AfrOBIS). Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/aozlgu accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-09-18.
Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) is one of four branches of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. It is the regulatory authority responsible for managing all marine and coastal activities. The demersal data set collected from cruises around the South African Coast, and currently contains 201741 records of 230 families. For ease of extraction the dataset has been divided into 6 - years ranging from 1983-1985, 1986-1990, 1991-1995, 1996-2000, 2001-2005 and 2006.