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Atlantic Reference Centre - Museum of Canadian Atlantic Organisms - Invertebrates and Fishes Data
Citation
Van Guelpen, L. 2006. Atlantic Reference Centre - Museum of Canadian Atlantic Organisms - Invertebrates and Fishes Data. Atlantic Reference Centre Digital Collections. OBIS Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Version 2, Digital, retrieved from http://iobis.org/.

Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This is the OBIS version of the Atlantic Reference Centre museum database for Canadian Atlantic marine organisms. Specimens represent invertebrates from sponges to tunicates, and fishes. more

Abstract: This is the OBIS version of the Atlantic Reference Centre museum database for Canadian Atlantic marine organisms. Specimens represent invertebrates from sponges to tunicates, and fishes. The ichthyoplankton collection is the most extensive, with complete holdings from many scientific broad-scale surveys. Geographic coverage is the Arctic to Cape Cod and the coast to the slope water. Temporally, most specimens were collected from the 1960s to the present. Purpose: These data are for display on the OBIS portal and associated mapping programs and for download to personal computers for ad-hoc end-user analysis.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, AN, North Atlantic, , Pisces

Geographical coverage
AN, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Invertebrata
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributors
Huntsman Marine Science Centre; Atlantic Reference Centre, moredata providerdata ownerdata creator

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Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

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Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2013-03-07
Information last updated: 2013-03-19
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