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Occurrence records of southern African aquatic biodiversity

Latest version published by The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity on Jun 28, 2016 The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity

Specimen-records (of physical specimens) of fishes, mostly from southern Africa and surrounding oceans, but also from elsewhere in the world.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 130,127 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 130,127 records in English (14 MB) - Update frequency: as needed
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

SAIAB (2016): Specimen-records of preserved specimens in the National Collection of Fishes of South Africa. v1.2. The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.saiab.ac.za/resource?r=saiab&v=1.2

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 1aaec653-c71c-4695-9b6e-0e26214dd817.  The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by South African Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Willem Coetzer
Biodiversity Information Manager
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern cape ZA +27466035841
http://www.saiab.ac.za

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Willem Coetzer
Biodiversity Information Manager
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern cape ZA +27466035841
http://www.saiab.ac.za

Who filled in the metadata:

Willem Coetzer
Biodiversity Information Manager
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern cape ZA +27466035841
http://www.saiab.ac.za

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Willem Coetzer
Biodiversity Information Manager
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern cape ZA +27466035841
http://www.saiab.ac.za

Geographic Coverage

Worldwide

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Actinopterygii,  Cephalasipomorphi,  Cephalochordata,  Dipnoi,  Elasmobranchii,  Myxini,  Sarcopterygii

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1880-01-01 / 2016-01-01

Collection Data

Collection Name National Fish Collection
Collection Identifier SAIAB
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 1aaec653-c71c-4695-9b6e-0e26214dd817
http://ipt.saiab.ac.za/resource?r=saiab