Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Col…

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Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection (OBIS Canada)


Summary: This digital database contains 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. OBIS Schema concepts implemented in this data set are:DateLastModified, InstitutionCode, CollectionCode, CatalogNumber, ScientificName, BasisOfRecord, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species, Subspecies, ScientificNameAuthor, IdnetifiedBy, YearIdentified, MonthIdentified, DayIdentified, TypeStatus, CollectorNumber, Collector, YearCollected, MonthCollected, DayCollected, ContinentOcean, Country, StateProvince, County, Locality, Longitude, Latitude, MinimumDepth, MaximumDepth,Sex, PreparationType, IndividualCount. For OBIS Schema concept details see

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