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Queensland Museum Corals

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

The Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, is home to our internationally recognised collection of hard corals. The collection is a comprehensive coverage of Indo-Pacific Scleractinia, particularly from the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. The collection also includes: - the J.E.N. Veron collection, donated by the Australian Institute of Marine Science; - comparative material from Indonesia, Maldives, Seychelles, Papua New Guinea and many other tropical nations.

Data from ALA (http://collections.ala.org.au/public/show/co200). Taxa matched to World Register of Marine Species.

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 54,270 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 54,270 records in English (1 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
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:

Paul Muir
editor
Queensland Museum 72-102 Flinders Street 4810 Townsville Queensland AU (07) 4726 0642
http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Paul Muir
editor
Queensland Museum 72-102 Flinders Street 4810 Townsville Queensland AU (07) 4726 0642
http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/

Who filled in the metadata:

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

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Dave Watts

Geographic Coverage

Great Barrier Reef of Australia, Indonesia, Maldives, Seychelles, Papua New Guinea and many other tropical nations.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-77, -177], North East [59, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Hard coral - comprehensive coverage of Indo-Pacific Scleractinia,

Phylum  Cnidaria
Order  Scleractinia

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1886-11-15 / 2015-11-27

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

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