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Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection, Australia (1905-2016)

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Jun 30, 2020 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

The Western Australian Museum's Mollusc Collection represents molluscs collected from Western Australia, other parts of Australia, and from the wider world. The collection consists of approximately ­400,000 lots.

This dataset is of marine species sourced from the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) January 2019 (https://collections.ala.org.au/public/show/co271). Taxa have been matched to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and if not then matched to the Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)

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 40,922 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.

Downloads

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 40,922 records in English (1 MB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Aquatic Zoology
Curator
Perth Cultural Centre James Street Perth Western Australia AU
http://museum.wa.gov.au/online-collections/users/aquatic-zoology

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Aquatic Zoology
Curator
Perth Cultural Centre James Street Perth Western Australia AU
http://museum.wa.gov.au/online-collections/users/aquatic-zoology

Who filled in the metadata:

Aquatic Zoology
Curator
Perth Cultural Centre James Street Perth Western Australia AU
http://museum.wa.gov.au/online-collections/users/aquatic-zoology

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Data Manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Castray Esplanade 7000 Hobart Tasmania +61 3 6232 5062
http://www.obis.org.au

Geographic Coverage

Western Australia seas

Bounding Coordinates South West [-52, -155], North East [44, 176]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1905-01-01 / 2016-03-19

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by OBIS

Alternative Identifiers http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=ala_co271