Atlantic Reference Centre (OBIS Canada)
Canadian node of the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS Canada). Atlantic Reference Centre (OBIS Canada). Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/wsxvo6 accessed via GBIF.org on 2017-10-19.
Summary: 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 coverage is the Arctic to Cape Cod and the coast to the slope water. Temporally, most specimens were collected from the 1960s to the present. OBIS Schema concepts implemented in this data set are:DateLastModified, InstitutionCode, CollectionCode, CatalogNumber, ScientificName, BasisOfRecord, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species, Collector, YearCollected, MonthCollected, DayCollected, JulianDay, Longitude, Latitude, IndividualCount, Notes, StartYearCollected, EndYearCollected, StartMonthCollected, EndMonthCollected, StartDayCollected, EndDayCollected, StartLongitude, EndLongitude, StartLatitude, EndLatitude. For OBIS Schema concept details see http://www.iobis.org/tech/provider/