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Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on May 28, 2018 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

The Marine Invertebrate collections contain registered specimens, microscope slides, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) preparations and photographic images. They include various marine invertebrates, and all other invertebrates except molluscs, insects and spiders, including freshwater and terrestrial representatives. The specimens contained in the collections are predominantly from New South Wales, Australia and the Indo-Pacific.

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 211,153 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 211,153 records in English (7 MB) - Update frequency: continually
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 (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Stephen Keable
Collection Manager
Australian Museum 6 College Street 2010 Sydney New South Wales
https://australianmuseum.net.au/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Stephen Keable
Collection Manager
Australian Museum 6 College Street 2010 Sydney New South Wales
https://australianmuseum.net.au/

Who filled in the metadata:

Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Data manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere PO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 (3) 6232 5062
http://www.obis.org.au

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Dave Watts

Geographic Coverage

The specimens contained in the collections are predominantly from New South Wales, Australia and the Indo-Pacific.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-78.1, -179.933], North East [84.3, 179.783]

Taxonomic Coverage

The Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection includes members from the following taxa: Crustacea, Annelida, Acanthocephala, Bryozoa, Chaetognatha, Chelicerata, Ciliophora, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Echiura, Hemichordata, Kamptozoa, Kinorhynca, Nematoda, Nematomorpha, Nemertea, Pentastomida, Phoronida, Platyhelminthes, Pogonophora, Porifera, Priapulida, Sarcomastigophora, Sipuncula, Rotifera and Urochordata.

Phylum  Arthropoda

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1860-04-21 / 2016-11-22

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

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