European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Data set name

Collection of parasitic helminths (1890-)

Data holding centreDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodNineteenth century onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Global

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria in biota; Fish disease and parasites; Reptile disease and parasites

Instruments

Manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Helminth parasites of marine fishes, reptiles, birds, mammals and invertebrates have been accumulated over 100 years. In the last 20 years many samples have been taken from the north east Atlantic, including much from deep water. Specimens have been identified to species in most cases. The collection is indexed under helminth name.

OriginatorsDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
Availability 
OrganisationDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactKeeper of Zoology
Address

Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum
Department of Zoology, Cromwell Road
London

SW7 5BD
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 20 7942 5275
Emailpsr@nhm.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1039008
Global identifier1403
Last revised2009-12-01