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CAS Ichthyology (ICH)

Version 150.267 published by California Academy of Sciences on Apr 20, 2021 California Academy of Sciences

The electronic catalog of the ichthyology collection at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

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Catania D (2021): CAS Ichthyology (ICH). v150.267. California Academy of Sciences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.calacademy.org:8080/resource?r=ich&v=150.267

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is California Academy of Sciences. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 5d6c10bd-ea31-4363-8b79-58c96d859f5b.  California Academy of Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Ichthyology; Fishes; Fish; Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

David Catania
Collection Manager, Ichthyology
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Drive 94118 San Francisco CA US +1 (415) 379-5279
https://www.calacademy.org/staff/ibss/ichthyology/david-catania

Who can answer questions about the resource:

David Catania
Collection Manager, Ichthyology
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Drive 94118 San Francisco CA US +1 (415) 379-5279
https://www.calacademy.org/staff/ibss/ichthyology/david-catania

Who filled in the metadata:

Jon Fong
Programmer
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Drive 94118 San Francisco CA US +1 (415) 379-5280

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Luiz Rocha
Curator
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Drive 94118 San Francisco CA US +1 (415) 379-5370
https://www.calacademy.org/staff/ibss/ichthyology/luiz-a-rocha

Geographic Coverage

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]

Taxonomic Coverage

The collection's scope is vertebrate animals commonly understood as fishes.

Class  Myxini, Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, Actinopterygii, Sarcopterygii

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1827-01-01

Collection Data

Collection Name CAS Ichthyology
Collection Identifier ich
Parent Collection Identifier CAS
Curatorial Units Between 220,000 and 230,000 Lots

Additional Metadata

Maintenance Description Updated each Monday around 9:30 AM Pacific time.
Alternative Identifiers 5d6c10bd-ea31-4363-8b79-58c96d859f5b
http://ipt.calacademy.org:8080/resource?r=ich