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Record Search Query: [Keyword='Scatophagidae']
iziko South African Museum - Fish Collection
Entry ID: IZIKO_Fish


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Summary
Abstract: The iziko South African Museum has a comprehensive holdings comprising of
identified bony and cartilaginous fish, mostly from Cape waters, but extending
to Angola and Mozambique and the Southern, Indian and Atlantic Oceans.

It currently contains 15048 records of 293 families.

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Description: Sub-Saharan African OBIS (AfrOBIS)


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Description: iziko South African Museum, Republic of South Africa


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Description: iziko South African Museum: Natural History Collections, Republic of South
Africa


Geographic Coverage
 N: 60.4667 S: -77.85  E: 179.14  W: -155.518

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: iziko South African Museum, South Africa
Dataset Title: Fish Collection
Dataset Release Place: Cape Town, South Africa
Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa
Online Resource: http://www.iobis.org/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1829-08-01
Stop Date: 2005-03-24


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > MEDITERRANEAN SEA
OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > AFRICA > SOUTHERN AFRICA > SOUTH AFRICA
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN


Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 m
Longitude Resolution: 100 m


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >FISH    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
OCEANS


Instrument
VISUAL OBSERVATIONS    [Information]


Project
OBIS >OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM    [Information]
COML >CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE    [Information]


Quality
The overland records have been deleted. Many of the lat/long positions have
been sourced from a gazetteer.


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 (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any
constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.


Keywords
CETACEA
MYCTOPHIDAE
OGCOCEPHALIDAE
STERNOPTYCHIDAE
SCYLIORHINIDAE
ETMOPTERIDAE
RAJIDAE
GEMPYLIDAE
CONGRIDAE
SQUALIDAE
STROMATEIDAE
MACROURIDAE
SCORPAENIDAE
MORIDAE
MACRORAMPHOSIDAE
DASYATIDAE
CENTROPHORIDAE
ALEPOCEPHALIDAE
BYTHITIDAE
APOGONIDAE
CARCHARHINIDAE
CHIMAERIDAE
OREOSOMATIDAE
TORPEDINIDAE
SYNAPHOBRANCHIDAE
TETRAODONTIDAE
CENTROLOPHIDAE
LAMNIDAE
PENTACEROTIDAE
MYLIOBATIDAE
ARGENTINIDAE
CERATIIDAE
DIRETMIDAE
CYNOGLOSSIDAE
OPHIDIIDAE
ZEIDAE
SPARIDAE
MALACOSTEIDAE
MELANOSTOMIIDAE
BREGMACEROTIDAE
POMACENTRIDAE
CICHLIDAE
ASTRONESTHIDAE
STOMIIDAE
CYPRINIDAE
CARAPIDAE
PHOTICHTHYIDAE
NOTOTHENIIDAE
UROLOPHIDAE
BOTHIDAE
NEMICHTHYIDAE
CARANGIDAE
CHAULIODONTIDAE
NOTOSUDIDAE
MYXINIDAE
ZOARCIDAE
TRIGLIDAE
HALOSAURIDAE
TRACHICHTHYIDAE
DICERATIIDAE
BATHYLAGIDAE
SOMNIOSIDAE
CYCLOPTERIDAE
OMOSUDIDAE
MEGACHASMIDAE
SCIAENIDAE
RHINCODONTIDAE
CHLAMYDOSELACHIDAE
ACROPOMATIDAE
BRAMIDAE
NOMEIDAE
GOBIIDAE
HEXANCHIDAE
PRISTIOPHORIDAE
TRACHIPTERIDAE
CORYPHAENIDAE
FISTULARIIDAE
SPHYRAENIDAE
SYNODONTIDAE
ATELEOPODIDAE
SERRANIDAE
POLYMIXIIDAE
LUTJANIDAE
CHLOROPHTHALMIDAE
TRIAKIDAE
BALISTIDAE
BLENNIIDAE
CIRRHITIDAE
CLINIDAE
SPHYRNIDAE
GALAXIIDAE
ANABANTIDAE
TRICHIURIDAE
POECILIIDAE
EXOCOETIDAE
CLARIIDAE
CHARACIDAE
AMPHILIIDAE
OSTRACIIDAE
GERREIDAE
SALMONIDAE
EPHIPPIDIDAE
PSETTODIDAE
MURAENIDAE
ARIIDAE
PLATYCEPHALIDAE
PSEUDOCHROMIDAE
GONOSTOMATIDAE
CETORHINIDAE
MERLUCCIIDAE
HAEMULIDAE
SOLEIDAE
AMBASSIDAE
ELEOTRIDAE
ENGRAULIDIDAE
MUGILIDAE
BELONIDAE
MONODACTYLIDAE
BATRACHOIDIDAE
PARALEPIDIDAE
ODONTASPIDIDAE
ATHERINIDAE
LEIOGNATHIDAE
HEMIRAMPHIDAE
CLUPEIDAE
GOBIESOCIDAE
SYNGNATHIDAE
LOPHIIDAE
GIGANTURIDAE
IDIACANTHIDAE
RHINOCHIMAERIDAE
SERRIVOMERIDAE
MELAMPHAIDAE
TETRAGONURIDAE
KUHLIIDAE
LETHRINIDAE
LABRIDAE
TERAPONIDAE
CHEILODACTYLIDAE
MULLIDAE
MORINGUIDAE
CALLIONYMIDAE
SOLENOSTOMIDAE
SIGANIDAE
PLEURONECTIDAE
SCARIDAE
ECHENEIDIDAE
CONGIOPODIDAE
SILLAGINIDAE
MUGILOIDIDAE
MONACANTHIDAE
OPHICHTHIDAE
CHAETODONTIDAE
SCOPELARCHIDAE
CARISTIIDAE
CALLORHINCHIDAE
PSEUDOTRIAKIDAE
ANOPLOGASTRIDAE
BERYCIDAE
ELOPIDAE
PSYCHROLUTIDAE
LAMPRIDAE
GIGANTACTINIDAE
DIODONTIDAE
BARBOURISIIDAE
NOTACANTHIDAE
PRIACANTHIDAE
LOPHOTIDAE
NARKIDAE
ALEPISAURIDAE
RHINOBATIDAE
ISTIOPHORIDAE
ALOPIIDAE
CHANNICHTHYIDAE
BATHYDRACONIDAE
ONEIRODIDAE
HIMANTOLOPHIDAE
MELANOCETIDAE
SCOMBROPIDAE
EMMELICHTHYIDAE
LOTIDAE
URANOSCOPIDAE
PLATYTROCTIDAE
HEXATRYGONIDAE
GONORHYNCHIDAE
MOLIDAE
ARIOMMATIDAE
NEMIPTERIDAE
CHAUNACIDAE
CEPOLIDAE
BATHYCLUPEIDAE
MACRUROCYTTIDAE
NEOSCOPELIDAE
PERCICHTHYIDAE
DALATIIDAE
CHIRONEMIDAE
PARAZENIDAE
NETTASTOMATIDAE
CHIROCENTRIDAE
CHAMPSODONTIDAE
POLYNEMIDAE
CHIASMODONTIDAE
ECHINORHINIDAE
SCOMBRIDAE
CAPROIDAE
GRAMMICOLEPIDIDAE
HOPLICHTHYIDAE
BEMBRIDAE
MALACOCEPHALUS
TRIACANTHODIDAE
CHASCANOPSETTA
PROSCYLLIDAE
CITHARIDAE
HETERODONTIDAE
ANACANTHOBATIDAE
MALACANTHIDAE
SQUATINIDAE
POMACANTHIDAE
PLOTOSIDAE
DACTYLOPTERIDAE
MONOCENTRIDIDAE
GYMNURIDAE
PRISTIDAE
STYLEPHORIDAE
RONDELETIIDAE
LATRIDIDAE
THAUMATICHTHYIDAE
EURYPHARYNGIDAE
REGALECIDAE
OPISTHOPROCTIDAE
POLYPRIONIDAE
LATIMERIIDAE
PARASCORPIDIDAE
DERICHTHYIDAE
KYPHOSIDAE
EVERMANNELLIDAE
MELANONIDAE
LINOPHRYNIDAE
SACCOPHARYNGIDAE
COLOCONGRIDAE
OPISTOGNATHIDAE
APHYONIDAE
SCOMBERESOCIDAE
PHYCIDAE
GADIDAE
BOVICHTHYIDAE
ANTENNARIDAE
EPIGONIDAE
SEARSIIDAE
RADIICEPHALIDAE
CARACANTHIDAE
CENTRACANTHIDAE
OPLEGNATHIDAE
LUVARIDAE
ALBULIDAE
XIPHIIDAE
ACANTHURIDAE
DREPANIDAE
POMATOMIDAE
ENOPLOSIDAE
HOLOCENTRIDAE
SCATOPHAGIDAE
APLOACTINIDAE
AMMODYTIDAE
MURAENESOCIDAE
ANTENNARIIDAE
PLESIOPIDAE
CREEDIIDAE
LABRISOMIDAE
OXYNOTIDAE
PARALICHTHYIDAE
TRIPTERYGIIDAE
NEMICHTYIDAE
MICROSTOMATIDAE
AMIIDAE
DACTYLOSCOPIDAE
NOTOCHEIRIDAE
CENTRARCHIDAE
VELIFERIDAE
ANGUILLIDAE
MOBULIDAE
PERCIDAE
APLOCHEILIDAE
SYNBRANCHIDAE
PEGASIDAE
CAESIONIDAE
DINOPERCIDAE
ZANCLIDAE
BOVICHTIDAE
MEGALOPIDAE
BAGRIDAE
GALEORHINIDAE
APLODACTYLIDAE
SCHILBEIDAE


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center
iziko South African Museum, Republic of South Africa


Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA


Southern African Data Center for Oceanography, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://sadco.csir.co.za/
Dataset ID: IZIKO ZM

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARTEN GRUNDLINGH
Phone: +27 21 8882400
Email: mgrundli at csir.co.za
Contact Address:
CSIR / NRE
PO Box 320
City: Stellenbosch
Postal Code: 7599
Country: SOUTH AFRICA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: HTTP
Distribution_Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None


Personnel
HAMISH ROBERTSON
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +27 21 4813800
Email: hrobertson at iziko.org.za
Country: SOUTH AFRICA


LEONARD J. V. COMPAGNO
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +27 21 4813800
Email: lcompagno at iziko.org.za
Country: SOUTH AFRICA


URSULA VON ST ANGE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +27 21 8882400
Email: uvstange at csir.co.za
Contact Address:
PO Box 320
City: Stellenbosch
Postal Code: 7599
Country: SOUTH AFRICA


Publications/References
NA

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-04-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-07


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