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Tasmanian Marine Molluscs Observational Records (2003-2017)

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Sep 7, 2017 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

The Molluscs of Tasmania http://www.molluscsoftasmania.org.au/) contains information on all the marine mollusc species that are currently recognised as occurring in Tasmanian waters by the author of these pages, Simon Grove. This project grew out of the 2006 publication of A systematic list of the marine molluscs of Tasmania, by Simon Grove, Ron Kershaw, Brian Smith and Elizabeth Turner. Because molluscan taxonomy is in a continual state of flux, and because our understanding of what species occur in Tasmania is advancing all the time, a paper publication on this subject rapidly becomes outdated as new species are discovered, new names and taxonomic relationships are introduced and old ones invalidated.

Nearly all records from this provider are from beached material ('death assemblages'), and do not necessarily indicate the presence of live animals at the recorded locality. Images and other distribution records are available at the Molluscs of Tasmania website.

This data set of 20,000 records sourced from Simon Groves, September 2017. Taxa (463 species out of 473) have been matched to the 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 20,417 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 20,417 records in English (678 KB) - Update frequency: continually
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 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:

Grove, S.J. (2017). A Guide to the Seashells and other Marine Molluscs of Tasmania, web-site. http://www.molluscsoftasmania.org.au

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; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Simon Grove
Senior Curator
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 5 Winkleigh Place8 7018 Rosny Tasmania AU (61 3) 6165 6905
http://www.molluscsoftasmania.net/index.html

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Simon Grove
Senior Curator
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 5 Winkleigh Place8 7018 Rosny Tasmania AU (61 3) 6165 6905
http://www.molluscsoftasmania.net/index.html

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
http://www.obis.org.au

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Dave Watts

Geographic Coverage

Tasmanian waters

Bounding Coordinates South West [-44.308, 143.372], North East [-39.453, 149.502]

Taxonomic Coverage

All the marine mollusc species that are currently recognised as occurring in Tasmanian waters

Phylum  Mollusca

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2003-01-01 / 2017-02-05

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

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