Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection (OBIS Canada)Entry ID: OBIS.CMN_FISHCOLLECTION
Abstract: 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.
Purpose: 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, Sex
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gagnon, J.M. and Frank, P.
Dataset Title: Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection
Dataset Series Name: Canadian Museum of Nature Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Data Presentation Form: Digital
This description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Start Date: 1863-08-01Stop Date: 2002-07-09
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONSERVATION
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > BENTHIC
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > COASTAL
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > DEMERSAL
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > ESTUARY
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > PELAGIC
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS > RIVERS/STREAM
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS > LAKE/POND
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-14