OCCURRENCE

Canadian Museum of Nature Fish Collection

Version 1.122 published by Canadian Museum of Nature on 02 August 2022 Canadian Museum of Nature
Our Fish Collection contains more than 754 190 specimens in 63 655 lots of fluid-preserved specimens. We have about 1740 type specimens that are mainly paratypes. We have a good representation of freshwater and marine species, predominately from North American high latitudes. The museum holds the best Canadian Arctic and lamprey collection in the world.
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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 62,403 records.

1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    62403
  • Multimedia 
    24

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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 62,403 records in English (11 MB)  - Update frequency: irregular
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 kB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 kB)

Versions

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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:

Khidas K (2022): Canadian Museum of Nature Fish Collection. v1.122. Canadian Museum of Nature. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.nature.ca/resource?r=cmn_fish&v=1.122

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Canadian Museum of Nature. 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: dc3bfd08-0141-45ae-9603-91ac50cdc33b.  Canadian Museum of Nature publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Canada Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kamal Khidas
Curator, Vertebrate Zoology
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA
1-613-364-4098
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/kamal-khidas

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Kamal Khidas
Curator, Vertebrate Zoology
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA
1-613-364-4098
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/kamal-khidas
Stéphanie Tessier
Manager, Fish Collection
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA
1-613-364-4087

Who filled in the metadata:

John Torgersen
Assistant Collections Information Manager
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Stéphanie Tessier
Assistant Collection Manager
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA
Curator
Kamal Khidas
Curator, Vertebrate Zoology
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA
613-364-4098
https://nature.ca/en/research-collections/science-experts/kamal-khidas
Processor
Marie-Hélène Hubert
Collection Technician
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA
Processor
Gregory Rand
Assistant Collection Manager
Canadian Museum of Nature
Ottawa
Ontario
CA

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers dc3bfd08-0141-45ae-9603-91ac50cdc33b
830b4af8-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
http://ipt.nature.ca/resource?r=cmn_fish