Fish Collection NRM

Occurrence dataset published by Swedish Museum of Natural History

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Summary

Full Title

Fish Collection NRM

Description

This database contains information on the so far registered specimens in the fish collection of the Swedish Museum of Natural History. The database is managed with The Artedian collection management system in MS-Access. The main tables describe collecting events and collection objects which are related on a one to many relationships. The database is Darwin Core compatible but uses alternative table names and includes also loan routines, document management and other components of collection management. Principal items managed are objects (catalog number, identification, number of specimens, sex size, location in collection, collection space, preservative, identifier, etc.); localities (collecting events with date, collector, geographic information including coordinates, and more), collecting site habitat; loans (with extensive metadata), accession information (date of accession, donors, acquisition conditions etc., specimen preservation progress). DNA samples are managed as subsamples of objects. Specimen and collecting site images are managed with extensive metadata. The database has a web presentation at http://artedi.nrm.se/nrmfish.

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Sven O. Kullander
Swedish Museum of Natural History Stockholm Sweden
Metadata author
Sven O. Kullander
Curator
Swedish Museum of Natural History Stockholm Sweden
Administrative contact
Sven O. Kullander
Swedish Museum of Natural History Stockholm Sweden

doi:10.15468/d7eitf

Published by

Swedish Museum of Natural History

Publication Date

Jun 20, 2017

Registration Date

Sep 21, 2012

Hosted by

GBIF-Sweden

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IPT GBIF-Sweden

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Fishes from the whole world.

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Administrative contact
Sven O. Kullander
Swedish Museum of Natural History Stockholm Sweden