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Australian National Wildlife Collection provider for OZCAM - Marine records

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Aug 10, 2017 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Australia's wildlife heritage through the collection of land vertebrates including birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals. ANWC is part of the Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO. Further details at

Records provided by Australian National Wildlife Collection, accessed through Atlas of Living Australia website. Occurrence download at accessed on Fri Mar 10 09:40:03 UTC 2017. Species were matched to the LSID from WoRMS and recorded in the scientificnameId field. The 2667 records with basisofrecord set as 'MaterialSample' have been changed to 'PreservedSpecimen'

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 9,221 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.


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 9,221 records in English (320 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)


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


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


Occurrence; Specimen


Who created the resource:

Margaret Cawsey
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
CSIRO AU +61 2 6242 1628

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Margaret Cawsey
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
CSIRO AU +61 2 6242 1628

Who filled in the metadata:

Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Data manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere PO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 6232 5062

Who else was associated with the resource:

Dave Watts

Geographic Coverage

Australian waters with scattered records from Southern Ocean, Atlantic, Japan and United Kingdom

Bounding Coordinates South West [-77.5, -179.583], North East [78.645, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves,  Mammalia,  Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1770-04-29 / 2016-07-18

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers