Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection Marine Invertebrates
Entry ID: TCWC_Cnidaria

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Summary
Abstract: The Collection of Marine Invertebrates at the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection consists of over 47,000 dry and fluid-preserved marine invertebrates primarily from the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The majority of the specimens were collected by Research Vessels Alaminos and Gyre during the 1960's and 1970's. The collection remains the most comprehensive collection of deep-sea ... View entire text
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Description: Texas A&M Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.53   S: -17.77   E: 55.31   W: -126.0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 4526

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Dataset Title: Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection Marine Invertebrates
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Texas A&M University. Retrieve from http://www.usgs.gov/obis-usa.
Dataset Publisher: Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.usgs.gov/obis-usa
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1946-02-16
Stop Date: 2010-04-02
ISO Topic Category
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: The data has been used for many years and has had quality checks.
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Use Constraints Prior to use of these records in any analysis or report, Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection must be notified and if used the provenance of the original data must be acknowledged. Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing TCWC databases and acknowledge the use of the OBIS-USA facility. Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS-USA.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
UNITED STATES REGIONAL OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (OBIS) NODE Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usgs.gov/obis-usa/
Dataset ID: TCWC_Cnidaria

Data Center Personnel
Name: PHILIP GOLDSTEIN
Phone: 303-887-6043
Email: Philip.Goldstein at Colorado.edu
Distribution
Distribution Format: Text
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 979-845-5783
Email: tcwc at tamu.edu
Contact Address:
TEXAS COOPERATIVE WILDLIFE COLLECTION, DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES SCIENCES, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
City: College Station
Province or State: Texas
Postal Code: 77843
Country: United States of America
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-19
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