iziko South African Museum - Fish Collection
AfrOBIS

Dataset credit

iOBIS and AfrOBIS

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Leonard J. V. Compagno

Citation

J. V. Compagno, L. 2011. iziko South African Museum - Fish Collection. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150129) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from iOBIS (http:www.iobis.org).

Abstract

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.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://fred.csir.co.za:8000/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2006-07-06. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 15136) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . iziko South African Museum - Fish Collection.
Data on iOBIS. 2006. http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=129. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://www.iobis.org/. obtained on 2006-07-07.

Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downlodable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission unless otherwise noted below.

The attributes of this dataset are compatible with the OBIS Schema, then reformatted to the OBIS-SEAMAP schema. If you would like to get the data in the OBIS Schema, please visit iOBIS Portal.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103150129
Seabirds0
Marine mammals2
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total2
Date, Begin1965-03-02
Date, End1965-03-02
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-15.91 - -15.91
Longitude-5.73 - -5.73
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
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