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Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History - Freshwater mussels
Citation
Hebda, A. 2011. Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History - Freshwater mussels. Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Digital Collections. OBIS Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Version 1, Digital, retrieved from http://iobis.org/.

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This is the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History collection of freshwater mussels. It contains mostly Nova Scotia material but there is also representation from New Brunswick, Newfoundland, the Northwest Territories, and other parts of North America. Temporally, specimens were collected from 1895 to 2009. The dataset was developed from the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History (NSMNH) - Museum Information Management System (MIMS) as an electronic catalogue of specimen and collecting information. more

This is the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History collection of freshwater mussels. It contains mostly Nova Scotia material but there is also representation from New Brunswick, Newfoundland, the Northwest Territories, and other parts of North America. Temporally, specimens were collected from 1895 to 2009. The dataset was developed from the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History (NSMNH) - Museum Information Management System (MIMS) as an electronic catalogue of specimen and collecting information. These data are for display on the OBIS portal and associated mapping programs and for download to personal computers for ad-hoc end-user analysis.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Fresh water, ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia, Bivalvia

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Bivalvia [WoRMS]

Contributor
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO), moredata provider

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2013-03-19
Information last updated: 2013-03-19
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