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Western Australian Museum Fish Collection - Marine records

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

The estimated number of specimens in the Western Australian Museum Fish Collection is 48,000. This dataset is restricted to marine taxa which have been mapped 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 52,225 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 52,225 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: continually
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 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:

Glenn Moore
Curator
Western Australian Museum 49 Kew Street 6016 Perth Western Australia AU (08) 9212 3744
http://museum.wa.gov.au/research/collections/aquatic-zoology/fish-ichthyology-section

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Glenn Moore
Curator
Western Australian Museum 49 Kew Street 6016 Perth Western Australia AU (08) 9212 3744
http://museum.wa.gov.au/research/collections/aquatic-zoology/fish-ichthyology-section

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

Western Australian coast, Great Australia Bight.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-52, -179], North East [75, 179]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1899-07-07 / 2013-12-07

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

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