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Data associated with the various research projects at Southern Cross University National Marine Science Centre are the property of the University for those projects. This data is only available for analysis and/or publication with the permission of the owner.

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National Marine Science Centre 2 Bay Drive Charlesworth Bay (PO Box 4321) Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 AUSTRALIA

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The collection contains specimens of gastropod and bivalve molluscs from a range of marine habitats in subtropical eastern Australia. Only specimens > 5mm are targeted although some smaller species (micromolluscs) are also in the collection. The majority of the specimens were collected as dead shells during diving activities or as part of a program assessing the utility of intertidal death assemblages (accumulations of dead shells on beaches and rocky shores) as indicators of regional diversity. Recently, the collection has been supplemented by specimens collected alive for genetic barcoding. Approximately 750 species of molluscs are represented in the collection (an inventory is imminent).
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Permits for Collection
local : Permits for Collection
Permits all provided through NSW Department of Primary Industries (Fisheries). Some examples: NSW DPI Scientific Collection Permit P01/0082 (2005-2005); NSW DPI Scientific Collection Permit P08/0076-1.0 (2008-2009); NSW DPI Scientific Collection Permit P12/0010-1.0 (20012-2017)

Created: 01 1996

Data time period: 01 1986

153.139200,-30.269298

153.1392,-30.269298

152.050781,-30.600094 148.623047,-37.230328 150.556641,-38.341656 154.423828,-29.993002 153.544922,-25.482951 151.347656,-26.194877 152.050781,-30.600094

151.5234375,-31.9123035

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  • Local : scu.edu.au/nmsc-002