European Ocean Biogeographic Information System

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Fishbase Version 2000 [Fishbase Versie 2000]
Froese, R. And D. Pauly, eds., Fishbase. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources (ICLARM), Manila, Philippines, Version: Fishbase2000 (21 aug. 2004),, database,

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Global information system on fishes, including key information on all fish taxa. FishBase on the web contains practically all fish species known to science. more

FishBase is a relational database with information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists and many more. FishBase on the web contains practically all fish species known to science. The FishBase 2000 CD-ROM contains full information on 25,000 species and comes on 4 CD-ROMS.

Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Biogeography, Fish, Fishery biology, Taxonomy, World Waters, Pisces

Geographical coverage
World Waters [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

General biology, Taxonomy

Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel; Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR), moredata manager University of British Columbia; Fisheries Centre, moredata manager Worldfish Center, moredata owner

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Previous version:
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Following version:
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Describing this dataset:
Froese, R.; Pauly, D. (Ed.) (2000). FishBase 2000: concepts, design and data sources. ICLARM Contribution, 1594. ICLARM: Los BaƱos. ISBN 971-8709-99-1. XVII, 344 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Release date: 2004-08-21
Metadatarecord created: 2004-05-10
Information last updated: 2013-08-12
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