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Universidad Simon Bolivar. Museo de Ciencias Naturales (MCN-USB).

Abstract: The dataset of the Museo de Ciencias Naturales of the Universidad Simon Bolivar contains 3 groups of sub-datasets from different projects carried out in the Venezuelan Caribbean and Atlantic front since 2000. Most of the registers come from two localities, the Morrocoy National Park in the central-west of Venezuela, and the east upwelling zone. Most represented groups are peracarid crustaceans and gastropods among other invertebrates.

The MCN-USB is registered at the Direcci?n de Fauna of the Ministerio del Ambiente y de los Recursos Naturales under the code MI-001.

Total Distribution Records: 10654
Total Taxa: 636
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 12.29   S: 8.8   E: -57.95   W: -70.88

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Patricia Miloslavich and Alberto Mart?n
Dataset Title: Marine invertebrate collection from several projects at the Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuelan Caribbean
Dataset Series Name: MCB-USB
Dataset Release Date: 2008-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Venezuelan
Dataset Publisher: Museo de Ciencias Naturales ? Universidad Simon Bolivar
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-12-31
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-07-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08