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New paper for deep-sea larvae with occurrence data available in OBIS and GBIF

We are pleased to announce not only a new paper but also the availability of new data for deep-sea larvae collected near three deep-sea hydrothermal vent fields [East Pacific Rise 9 50 N, Mariana Back-Arc Snail (and Archaean), and Pescadero Basin Auka]:

Tyler J. Carrier, Stace E. Beaulieu, Susan W. Mills, Lauren S. Mullineaux, and Adam M. Reitzel (2021) Larvae of Deep-Sea Invertebrates Harbor Low-Diversity Bacterial Communities. The Biological Bulletin,

Larval occurrence data are available in multiple formats:

Original table: Beaulieu, S., Carrier, T., Mills, S., Mullineaux, L., Reitzel, A. (2021) Sampling locations and identifications for larvae collected near three deep-sea hydrothermal vent fields from 2007 to 2017. Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). (Version 1) Version Date 2021-02-02.

Darwin Core format for Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF): Beaulieu, S., Mills S, Mullineaux L, Carrier T, Reitzel A (2021). Larvae collected near deep-sea hydrothermal vent fields for microbiome study. United States Geological Survey. Occurrence dataset accessed via

Darwin Core format for Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS):

We thank Abby Benson, OBIS-USA node manager, for guidance with sharing data to OBIS and GBIF. Funding to standardize these data to Darwin Core was from NSF DEB-1558904 and NSF OCE-1829773.