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Western Australian Museum Worms Collection - marine records

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Jul 2, 2020 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

The Western Australian Museum’s Worm Collection comprises specimens from a wide range of unrelated animals commonly referred to as worms owing to their generally long and skinny bodies. There are approximately 42,000 specimens in the collection. This set is marine records by matching taxa to WoRMS.

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 810 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 810 records in English (22 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 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.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Hosie A (2020): Western Australian Museum Worms Collection - marine records. v1.0. CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=ala_co289&v=1.0

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 (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Andrew Hosie
Curator (Crustacea)
Western Australian Museum Perth Western Australia AU
https://museum.wa.gov.au/research/collections/aquatic-zoology/worm-section

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Andrew Hosie
Curator (Crustacea)
Western Australian Museum Perth Western Australia AU
https://museum.wa.gov.au/research/collections/aquatic-zoology/worm-section

Who filled in the metadata:

Andrew Hosie
Curator (Crustacea)
Western Australian Museum Perth Western Australia AU
https://museum.wa.gov.au/research/collections/aquatic-zoology/worm-section

Who else was associated with the resource:

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

Geographic Coverage

Western Australia coast

Bounding Coordinates South West [-35.65, 113.5], North East [-12.2, 137.6]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1922-08-14 / 2016-05-11

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by OBIS

Alternative Identifiers http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=ala_co289