The Newfoundland museum (The Rooms) fish collection (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: OBIS.NFM_FishCollection

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Summary
Abstract: Formerly known as the Newfoundland Museum, the Rooms has the mandate to collect, catalogue, conserve, preserve, study and exhibit historic resources and to enlighten and educate the people respecting historic resources.

The Rooms unites the Provincial Archives, Art Gallery and Museum for the province of Newfoundland, Canada. The Rooms is a portal to the many stories Newfoundland has to tell. ... View entire text

Purpose: Museum specimen collection.


The following reports on the OBIS schema fields provided for in this dataset:
RES_NAME, DATELASTMODIFIED, INSTITUTIONCODE, COLLECTIONCODE, SCIENTIFICNAME, CATALOGNUMBER, LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, BASISOFRECORD, CITATION, KINGDOM, GENUS, SPECIES, YEARCOLLECTED, MONTHCOLLECTED, DAYCOLLECTED, TIMEOFDAY, TIMEZONE, PHYLUM, CLASSNAME, ORDERNAME, FAMILY, SUBGENUS, SUBSPECIES, LIFESTAGE, PREPARATIONTYPE, JULIANDAY, LOCALITY, OCEAN, COUNTRY, STATE, MINIMUMDEOTH, MAXIMUMDEPTH, INDIVIDUALCOUNT, NOTES (AphiaID: value)

The basis of record for this collection is 'S' (specimens)

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.7   S: 47.8   E: -58.5   W: -59.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sargent, P., R. Batten
Dataset Title: The Rooms Newfoundland Museum ichthyology collection
Dataset Series Name: OBIS Canada Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2012
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-08-19
Stop Date: 2011-09-08
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
FISH NETS
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

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Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/OBISCanada

Data Center Personnel
Name: OBIS CANADA ADMINISTRATION
Email: OBISCanada at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: mary.kennedy at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
Sargent, Philip S., D.A. Methven, Robert G. Hooper, and Cynthia H. McKenzie. 2008. A range extension of the Atlantic Silverside, Menidia menidia, to coastal waters of southwestern Newfoundland. Canadian Field-Naturalist 122(4): 338-344.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-02-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-07
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