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Marine Invertebrates

The annelid collections (mainly Polychaeta) have largely been developed from the early 1980's onward. The fully registered, item documented (e.g., NMW.Z.1989.104.0004), lots from the different collections have been amalgamated into one systematic sequence and are accessible through this database.

Collections, or parts of collections, not so registered are held separately under collection-specific 'Accession Numbers' where all the individual lots of a particular collection share the same number (e.g., NMW.Z.1985.039). This includes collections where identification is only preliminary (species, genus or family), and donations awaiting registration. These are not available here.

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