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National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Fishes Collections
Citation
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution NMNH Fishes Collection Database. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 10th and Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20560-0193, 2007.

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Description
The online Fish Collection database includes all relevant information for each cataloged lot of specimens. Please note that slightly over 50% of the holdings are presently listed and records are constantly added. Data included in the Locality field are directly from a collector's field notes or from cruise logs. Geographic retrieval fields added by cataloging staff are based on internally defined criteria and may not be geographically accurate.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, World Oceans

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Contributors
Smithsonian Institution; National Museum of Natural History (NMNM), moredata ownercollection manager

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
OBIS-USA: US Ocean Biodiversity Informaton System, more

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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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