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  • Assessment of Terrestrial Biodiversity 2002 Database from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 5.50MB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Terrestrial Biodiversity Assessment (NLWRA, 2002) is the first attempt to report on terrestrial biodiversity condition and trend across Australia aggregated from point and subregion or bioregion data. The assessment includes condition and trend of wetlands, riparian zones, threatened species and ecosystems and the ...
  • Australian Museum Arachnology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Museum Arachnology collection includes arachnids (spiders and their relatives), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes and their relatives), onychophorans (velvet worms), and tardigrades (water bears). The Arachnida represent the largest proportion of the collections, at about 95%. The major portion of the Arachnology ...
  • Australian Museum Herpetology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. Two thirds of collection are reptiles, two thirds of which are lizards. Contains collections of most recently extinct eastern Australian frogs.
  • Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. As one would expect, the Fish Research Collection contains many adult and larval fish specimens. These are used by researchers worldwide. The collection contains specimens from all around the world, but has large holdings of fishes from the deepsea and Indo-Pacific reefs as well as larval fishes, gobies and freshwater fishes from New ...
  • Australian Museum Malacology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. Malacology is the study of the group of animals called molluscs. Molluscs include chitons, clams, mussels, snails, nudibranchs (sea slugs), tusk shells, octopus and squid. The Australian Museum Malacology collection is one of the world’s largest of its kind, covering all groups of recent (up to 1.6 million year old) and tertiary (65-1.6 ...
  • Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Museum Mammalogy collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of Australasian mammals in the world. While it contains specimens from all over the world the largest collections are from Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Solomon Islands. Among the most important specimens in the collection are the ...
  • Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Marine Invertebrate collections contain registered specimens, microscope slides, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) preparations and photographic images. They include various marine invertebrates, and all other invertebrates except molluscs, insects and spiders, including freshwater and terrestrial representatives. The specimens ...
  • Australian Museum Ornithology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. Specimens of rare and extinct Australian and international bird species. Historical Australian collections from 1860s onwards.
  • Australian Museum Palaeontology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Museum palaeontology collection contains some of the Museum’s greatest treasures. One of the most spectacular is ‘Eric’ the opalised pliosaur from Coober Pedy. The collection also contains some of Australia’s oldest mammal fossils, collected from the opal fields of Lightning Ridge in northern New South Wales. The fossil ...
  • Australian National Fish Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian National Fish Collection, based at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Hobart, is a comprehensive and internationally-renowned biodiversity reference and research facility. Since its foundation by Ian Munro in 1943, the collection has grown to house more than 148 000 finfish specimens representing more than 3 000 ...
  • Australian National Wildlife Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian National Wildlife Collection is a significant biodiversity resource aiding the study, classification and documentation of Australia’s mammals, birds and reptiles. The Australian National Wildlife Collection holds almost 200 000 irreplaceable and fully-documented scientific specimens of birds, mammals, reptiles and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Amphibian Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT amphibian collection, established in 1981, consists of about 8,000 databased specimens, the majority of which have been collected in the Northern Territory. The majority of the specimens have been fixed in 10% formalin prior to being transferred into 70% ethanol for long term storage. Recently, frozen and ethanol-fixed tissue ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Bird Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT bird collection, established in 1981, consists of about 6,000 databased specimens, the majority of which are from the Northern Territory. The majority of the specimens are held as study skins with a small collection of ethanol preserved and skeletal specimens as well as a minor egg collection. Recently, frozen and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Ichthyology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Ichthyology Collection of MAGNT was established in 1981. It contains over 35,000 databased lots and about 250,000 specimens including 85 holotypes and 455 paratypes. Historical subcollections include the Arid Zone Collection and the JETINDOFISH voucher collection. The collection’s emphasis is on the marine, estuarine and freshwater ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Malacology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Malacology (mollusc) collection comprises about 50,000 lots of dry shells for scientific research and education purposes, about 5,000 specimens stored in either 70% ethyl alcohol for morphological study or absolute ethyl alcohol for genetics studies. The bulk of both collections are registered and databased. Marine, land and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Mammal Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT mammal collection, established in 1981, consists of about 8,000 databased specimens, the majority of which are from the Northern Territory. The collection includes 5 holotypes and 28 paratypes. Subcollections include the historically significant Finlayson Collection from Central Australia, consisting of mostly skins and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT reptile collection, established in 1981, consists of about 29,000 databased specimens, the majority of which have been collected in the Northern Territory. The collection includes 67 holotypes and 864 paratypes. Historical subcollections include the Arid Zone Collection from Central Australia. The majority of the specimens ...
  • Museum Victoria Herpetology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Herpetology Collection comprises more than 76,000 specimens of snakes, lizards, frogs, salamanders, tortoises and turtles. Established in the 1850s, the majority of the collection comprises specimens kept in 70% alcohol, plus sub-collections of ethanol-fixed and frozen tissues, a dry and skeletal collection, an X-ray and ...
  • Museum Victoria Ichthyology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Ichthyology Collection is one of the oldest and most significant fish collections in Australia, representing 150 years of acquisition from a wide variety of sources and comprising some 36,000 lots and 350,000 specimens. It includes fishes (sharks, rays, chimaeroids, jawless and bony fishes) as well as representatives of the ...
  • Museum Victoria Mammalogy Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. This major Australian collection encompasses more than 30,000 specimens, many relating to Victoria’s history. It is significant not only due to its size but also because many items are of historical and continuing scientific value. In particular the collection emphasises Victorian mammal distribution, both past and present; mammal ...