Fish Collection

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: iziko South African Museum, South Africa
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: Fish Collection
Edition:
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Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Cape Town, South Africa
Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.iobis.org/
Description:
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.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: NA
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 18290801
Ending_Date: 20050324
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -155.518
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 179.14
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.4667
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -77.85
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Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
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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.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: LEONARD J. V. COMPAGNO
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: URSULA VON ST ANGE
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: PO Box 320
City: Stellenbosch
Postal_Code: 7599
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +27 21 4813800
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +27 21 8882400
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: lcompagno@iziko.org.za
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: uvstange@csir.co.za
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The overland records have been deleted. Many of the lat/long positions have been sourced from a gazetteer.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 100 m
Longitude_Resolution: 100 m
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
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Contact_Person: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
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Address: Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Address: Rutgers University
Address: 71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
State_or_Province: NJ
Postal_Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (732) 932-8578
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: evberghe@iobis.org
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: ZA/CSIR/SADCO > Southern African Data Center for Oceanography, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Contact_Person: MARTEN GRUNDLINGH
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
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Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: CSIR / NRE
Address: PO Box 320
City: Stellenbosch
Postal_Code: 7599
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +27 21 8882400
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mgrundli@csir.co.za
Resource_Description: IZIKO ZM
Distribution_Liability:
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http://www.iziko.org.za/museums/south-african-muse...
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iziko South African Museum, Republic of South Africa
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Access_Instructions:
iziko South African Museum: Natural History Collections, Republic of South Africa
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20060419
Metadata_Review_Date: 20140307
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: URSULA VON ST ANGE
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: PO Box 320
City: Stellenbosch
Postal_Code: 7599
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +27 21 8882400
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: uvstange@csir.co.za
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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