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iziko South African Museum - Shark collection
Citation
iziko South African Museum, South Africa Shark Collection. AfrOBIS, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Description
This collection has global holdings. It includes numerous representatives of eight of the shark groups, most representatives of the Batoids and Chimaeras, including rare species. Significant material is being acquired from, fisheries research and tooth fish long-lining and fishing company by-catches.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Museum collections, Sharks, World Oceans, Pisces

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributor
iziko South African Museum, moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2009-06-09
Information last updated: 2013-06-05
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