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Fishbase
Entry ID: OBIS.Fishbase

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Summary
Abstract: FishBase is a global information system covering all aspects of fish biology, ecology, population dynamics, life history, and usage by humans. The information is provided in monthly updates at http://www.fishbase.org/. Occurrence data stem mostly from museum collections, less from surveys and the scientific literature; in addition, about 1,000 observation records were reported by the public (fish ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 88.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Froese, R. And D. Pauly, eds.
Dataset Title: Fishbase
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Manila, Philippines
Dataset Publisher: International Center for Living Aquatic Resources (ICLARM)
Version: Fishbase2000
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.fishbase.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1800-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-07-16
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu the full citation of any publication made ... View entire text
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Originating Center
Data Center
Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.vliz.be/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WARD APPELTANS
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: ward.appeltans at vliz.be
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Postal Code: 8400
Country: Belgium
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Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Fax: +63-49 536-0202
Email: E.Agbayani at cgiar.org
Email: FishBase at cgiar.org
Contact Address:
WorldFish Center
3rd Flr., Khush Hall, IRRI, College
City: Los Banos
Province or State: Laguna
Postal Code: 4031
Country: Philippines
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Publications/References
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2006. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.fishbase.org/, version (MM/200Y).

R.A. McCall and R.M. May, August 31, 1995, FishBase article (exact title unknown), Nature, v. 378:735, 31

K. Matsuura, Unknown date, FishBase review (exact title unknown) Journal article, Journal of Ichthyology, Vol. 42 (3/4): 342
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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