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Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection
Citation
Gagnon, J.M., Frank, P. 2004. Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection. Canadian Museum of Nature Digital Collections. OBIS Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Version 1, Digital, retrieved from http://iobis.org/.

Access data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This digital database contains an OBIS formatted version of all fish records held at the Canadian Museum of Nature and collected from Canada and the United States as well as from associated marine water masses such as the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Arctic Oceans. It excludes all other records from countries and oceans not listed above. Earliest specimens date from 1863. more

This digital database contains an OBIS formatted version of all fish records held at the Canadian Museum of Nature and collected from Canada and the United States as well as from associated marine water masses such as the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Arctic Oceans. It excludes all other records from countries and oceans not listed above. Earliest specimens date from 1863. These data are for display on the OBIS portal and associated mapping programs and for download to personal computers for ad-hoc end-user analysis. OBIS Schema fields implemented in this data set are: Res_Name, ScientificName, InstitutionCode, CatalogNumber, Latitude, Longitude, CollectionCode, DateLastModified, BasisOfRecord, YearCollected, MonthCollected, DayCollected, Genus, MinimumDepth, MaximumDepth, Species, Class, Kingdom, OrderName, Phylum, Family, ScientificNameAuthor, Collector, Locality, Country, Ocean, IndividualCount, State, County, CollectorNumber, IdentifiedBy, PreparationType, Subspecies, YearIdentified, MonthIdentified, DayIdentified, TypeStatus, Seks.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, A, Atlantic, ANW, Canada, ANW, USA, I, Pacific, PN, Arctic, Pisces

Geographical coverage
A, Atlantic [Marine Regions]
ANW, Canada [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA [Marine Regions]
I, Pacific [Marine Regions]
PN, Arctic [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributor
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO), moredata provider

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2013-03-08
Information last updated: 2013-03-19
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