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Species Access Canada: Access to Specimen and Observation Information
This site provides information on Canadian species and contacts for finding species data. The information is categorized by: Aquatic Invertebrates; Birds (Aves); Butterflies (Lepidoptera); Fish (Agnatha, Chondrichthyes, Osteichthyes); Molluscs (Mollusca); Mosquitoes; Plants (Plantae); and Reptiles and Amphibians (Reptilia and Amphibia). The specimens can be searched by listing the number of records by taxon or number of records by collector/observer; or searching by taxonomic name, collector, or geographic area.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Biology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information on this site is available for personal and public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility (CBIF). We ask only that: users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced; CBIF be identified as the source department; and, the reproduction is not represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made, in affiliation with or with the endorsement of CBIF.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-566
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility