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A Biotic Database of Indo-Pacific Marine Mollusks
Entry ID: A_Biotic_Database_of_Indo-Pacific_Marine_Mollusks

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Abstract: Biotic Database of Indo-Pacific Marine Mollusks provides access to nomenclatural, distribution, and ecological information on Indo-Pacific Mollusks. Georeferenced specimen records from ANSP and AMS related to these names are available for search through the OBIS global digital atlas. Nomenclatural, distribution, and ecological information assembled from the literature is available for search on ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: -62.98   E: 180.0   W: -179.0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 3588

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rosenberg et al., 2002
Dataset Title: A Biotic Database of Indo-Pacific Marine Mollusks
Dataset Release Date: 11 Dec 2006
Dataset Release Place: Pennsylvania, USA
Dataset Publisher: Morris, P.
Version: 1.0
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1824-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Variable.

Taxonomic, Ecologic, and Distribution data were compiled from the literature and are highly variable in quality.

The DiGIR feed of combined ANSP and AMS specimen data with current names provided from the Indo-Pacific Mollusk Database consists of vouchered specimen data with latitudes and longitudes of variable quality.
Use Constraints The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia


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City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: 1-215-299-1033
Email: rosenberg at
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Malacology Department
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Ben Franklin Parkway
City: Philadelphia
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19103
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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