The electronic catalog of the ichthyology collection at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.
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How to cite
Please be aware, this is an old version of the dataset. Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Catania D, Fong J (2023). CAS Ichthyology (ICH). Version 150.385. California Academy of Sciences. Occurrence dataset. http://ipt.calacademy.org:8080/resource?r=ich&v=150.385
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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.
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.
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 2:30 PM Pacific time.|