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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Catania D (2022): CAS Ichthyology (ICH). v150.319. California Academy of Sciences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.calacademy.org:8080/resource?r=ich&v=150.319
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Ichthyology; Fishes; Fish; Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence
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The collection's scope is world-wide, with particular strengths in the tropical Indo-Pacific and South America.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
The collection's scope is vertebrate animals commonly understood as fishes.
|Class||Myxini, Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, Actinopterygii, Sarcopterygii|
|Start Date / End Date||1827-01-01 / 2021-01-01|
|Collection Name||CAS Ichthyology|
|Parent Collection Identifier||CAS|
|Curatorial Units||Between 220,000 and 230,000 Lots|
|Maintenance Description||Updated each Monday around 9:30 AM Pacific time.|