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iziko South African Museum - Fish Collection

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The iziko South African Museum has a comprehensive holdings comprising of identified bony and cartilaginous fish, mostly from Cape waters, but extending to Angola and Mozambique and the Southern, Indian and Atlantic Oceans. It currently contains 15048 records of 293 families. more

The original dataset, provided by AfrOBIS, contains all distribution records. The dataset in OBIS Seamap is a subset of the original dataset, only containing marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records.

Biology > Fish
Marine/Coastal, A, Atlantic, ISW, Indian Ocean, PS, Southern Ocean, Cetacea, Pisces

Geographical coverage
A, Atlantic [Marine Regions]
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Cetacea [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]

iziko South African Museum, moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-20
Information last updated: 2016-06-29
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