Atlantic Reference Centre Museum of Canadian Atlantic Organisms - Invertebrates and Fishes Data
Entry ID: Canada_ARC_InvertebratesFishes

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Summary
Abstract: This is 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
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 68.0   S: 40.0   E: -24.0   W: -69.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Atlantic Reference Centre Museum of Canadian Atlantic Organisms
Dataset Title: Atlantic Reference Centre Museum of Canadian Atlantic Organisms - Invertebrates and Fishes Data
Dataset Release Date: 200403
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Online Resource: http://gmbis.marinebiodiversity.ca/aconw95/aconscripts/SQLMap.acn?d...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1910-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Specimen identifications accurate; data reasonably accurate - QA/QC in
progress. All georeferenced records in the museum database are included.
Records with locality data only were assigned georeference coordinates using
the Canadian Gazetteer (http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/index.html). No tests were
used.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Huntsman Marine Science Centre, Atlantic Reference Centre Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.huntsmanmarine.ca/
Dataset ID: Arc Museum Digital Catalogue

Data Center Personnel
Name: LOU VAN GUELPEN
Phone: (506) 529-1203
Fax: (506) 529-1212
Email: arc at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Huntsman Marine Science Centre
1 Lower Campus Road
City: St. Andrews
Province or State: New Brunswick
Postal Code: E5B 2L7
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (506) 529-1203
Fax: (506) 529-1212
Email: arc at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Huntsman Marine Science Centre
1 Lower Campus Road
City: St. Andrews
Province or State: New Brunswick
Postal Code: E5B 2L7
Country: Canada
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-08-28
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