Description

The Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, is home to our internationally recognised collection of hard corals. The collection is a comprehensive coverage of Indo-Pacific Scleractinia, particularly from the Great Barrier Reef of Australia.

The collection also includes:

- the J.E.N. Veron collection, donated by the Australian Institute of Marine Science;

- comparative material from Indonesia, Maldives, Seychelles, Papua New Guinea and many other tropical nations.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

The Queensland Museum Corals collection includes members from the following taxa:
scleractinia.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Queensland Museum Corals collection is 46,000.

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Metadata last updated on 2017-07-04 09:26:54.0

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Queensland Museum

Location

72-102 Flinders Street
Townsville
4810

Contact

Dr Paul Muir
phone: (07) 4726 0642
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Paul Avern
editor
phone: (07) 3840 7711
phone: (07) 3846 1226
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Digitised records available through the Atlas

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