Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Gagnon, J.M. and Frank, P.
Publication_Date: 2004
Title: Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection
Edition: 1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Digital
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Canadian Museum of Nature Digital Collections
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Publisher: OBIS Canada
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Online_Linkage:
Description:
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. 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 For OBIS Schema concept details see http://www.iobis.org/tech/provider/
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
Not Available
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 18630801
Ending_Date: 20020709
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -178.93
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 178.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 85.81
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -40.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONSERVATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > BENTHIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > COASTAL HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > DEMERSAL HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > ESTUARINE HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PELAGIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > RIVERS/STREAM HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > LAKES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: OBIS > OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: COML > CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE
Theme_Keyword: Gulfs
Theme_Keyword: Lakes
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
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 http://www.iobis.org/data/policy/disclaimer for details.
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Not Available
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:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: IOBIS/OBIS-CANADA > Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node
Contact_Person: OBIS CANADA ADMINISTRATION
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
State_or_Province: Nova Scotia
Postal_Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: OBISCanada@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Resource_Description: OBIS.CMN_FISHCOLLECTION
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: OBIS Schema
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/OBISCanada
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.iobis.org/mapper/?dataset=32
Access_Instructions:
OBIS Canada - Advanced Search Result - All Data Total records: 39897 Wait time: 60 seconds
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20051125
Metadata_Review_Date: 20140310
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
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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