Distribution Maps of Fishes in California
Entry ID: CA_ICE_AQUADIV_DistributionmapsfishesCA

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Summary
Abstract: There are estimated to be 120 native and non-native fish species that occur in
California. The following list of fish species and their reported
distributional ranges in California were compiled by Dr. Peter Moyle and his
graduate student Paul Randall of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Conservation Biology at UC Davis for the Nature Conservancy as part of their
Hexagon Project. Fish were ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.51   S: 32.02   E: -113.61   W: -124.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Peter Moyle, Paul Randall
Dataset Title: Distribution Maps of Fishes in California
Dataset Release Place: Davis, California
Dataset Publisher: University of California at Davis, Information Center for the Environment
Data Presentation Form: maps
Online Resource: http://ice.ucdavis.edu/aquadiv/fishcovs/fishmaps.html
ISO Topic Category
Quality Taxonomic Identifications from American Fisheries Society Publication 20
(1991).
Present rather than historical distributions were mapped. As a source of data
Dr. Moyle and Mr. Randall used a comprehensive fish database that consisted of
about 10 separate fish databases from various agencies recording the presence
and absence of a species. These databases varied from one another in structure
and were queried separately for each species.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://wfcb.ucdavis.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PETER MOYLE
Phone: 530-752-6355
Fax: 530-752-4154
Email: pbmoyle at ucdavis.edu
Contact Address:
Information Center for the Environment
Department of Environmental Science & Policy
University of California
One Shields Ave
City: Davis
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 95616
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 530-752-6355
Fax: 530-752-4154
Email: pbmoyle at ucdavis.edu
Contact Address:
Information Center for the Environment
Department of Environmental Science & Policy
University of California
One Shields Ave
City: Davis
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 95616
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
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