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Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection Marine Invertebrates
Citation
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection Marine Invertebrates. 2011. Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Texas A&M University. Retrieved from http://www.usgs.gov/obis-usa/

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Description
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. more

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 invertebrates from the Gulf of Mexico. It is continually used by systematists, undergraduates, and graduates as a resource for their studies.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine

Contributor
Texas A&M University; Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-USA: US Ocean Biogeographic Informaton System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-19
Information last updated: 2012-12-19
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