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Western Australia Museum, Marine Mollusca Specimens, Ningaloo Reef - Northwest Cape, Northwest Australia, 1953-2002

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Mar 13, 2018 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

This dataset comprises records of marine mollusca specimens in the Western Australia Museum's Ningaloo Mollusca database. There are 766 records of 122 discrete taxa in this dataset. The specimens were collected between 1920 and 2004 in the region adjacent to Ningaloo Reef, a 260 km coral reef off the coast of North West Cape in NW Western Australia, in water depths ranging from 0 to 850 meters.

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 766 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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 766 records in English (33 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
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Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

WA Museum - Ningaloo Mollusca database

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: b5e6a82a-7781-497b-b2aa-118b8890c3fa.  CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Atlas of Living Australia.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jane Fromont
Curator
Western Australian Museum 49 Kew Street 6106 Welshpool WA AU +61 8 9212 3745
http://museum.wa.gov.au/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre
Data Officer
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre GPO Box 1538 7001 Hobart TAS AU +61 3 9545 2176
http://www.cmar.csiro.au/datacentre/

Who filled in the metadata:

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre
Data Officer
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre GPO Box 1538 7001 Hobart TAS AU +61 3 9545 2176
http://www.cmar.csiro.au/datacentre/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Distributor
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre
Data Officer
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre GPO Box 1538 7001 Hobart TAS AU +61 3 9545 2176
http://www.cmar.csiro.au/datacentre/

Geographic Coverage

Region adjacent to Ningaloo Reef, a 260 km coral reef off the coast of North West Cape in NW Western Australia, in water depths ranging from 0 to 850 meters.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-24.55, 113.15], North East [-21.55, 114.5]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1953-01-01 / 2002-12-31

Project Data

No Description available

Title WA Museum Ningaloo Mollusca database
Funding Western Australia Museum
Study Area Description Region adjacent to Ningaloo Reef, a 260 km coral reef off the coast of North West Cape in NW Western Australia, in water depths ranging from 0 to 850 meters.
Design Description Specimens: 766 records of 122 discrete taxa of molluscs.

The personnel involved in the project:

Content Provider
Jane Fromont

Collection Data

Collection Name Western Australia Museum, Marine Mollusca Specimens, Ningaloo Reef - Northwest Cape, Northwest Australia, 1953-2002
Collection Identifier WAM_NINGALOO_MOLLUSCA_1953_2002
Parent Collection Identifier N/A

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers b5e6a82a-7781-497b-b2aa-118b8890c3fa
http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=wam_ningaloo_mollusca