Dataset update October, 2021

The natural history collection dataset of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam on GBIF and available through this portal has been updated with newly acquired specimens and newly digitized specimens from the established collection. There are now 354,646 specimen records online. Below is a summary of the changes. Go ahead and explore!

Taxonomic group Number of new records
Total 3455
with specimen photos 100
Arthropods 2640
Molluscs 652
Marine mammals 22
Birds 14
Land mammals 98
Crustaceans 10
Bony fishes 2
Cartilaginous fishes 2
Reptiles 6
Echinoderms 6
Tunicates 1
Sponges 2

The next update of the dataset will be in circa 1 month.