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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection

Specimen Records: 108,522
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-01-26

Established in 1894, The Field Museum fish collection now contains more than 1,700,000 specimens, 130,000 lots, 10,000 species, 4,500 tissuesamples, 3,500 skeletons, 1,400 nominal types, and 450 families. Specimens range from the lobe-finned Coelacanth and lungfishes, to a diversity of freshwater catfishes and cichlids, to charismatic reef fishes such as the amazing Slingjaw Wrasse and venomous Red Lionfish.

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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97.008
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97.008
dwc_taxonid_added  i105275
97.008
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97.008
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97.008
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i105275
97.008
gbif_canonicalname_added  i105275
97.008
gbif_genericname_added  i105275
97.008
gbif_taxon_corrected  i105275
97.008
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95.561
gbif_reference_added  i103310
95.197
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92.185
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i86842
80.022
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i57493
52.978
dwc_multimedia_added  i50212
46.269
geopoint_datum_missing  i35443
32.66
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i24456
22.536
dwc_continent_replaced  i21326
19.651
dwc_country_replaced  i20747
19.118
rev_geocode_eez  i19994
18.424
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15.825
dwc_class_added  i17135
15.789
dwc_genus_replaced  i15485
14.269
dwc_family_replaced  i7885
7.266
taxon_match_failed  i3870
3.566
dwc_order_replaced  i2139
1.971
dwc_phylum_replaced  i1450
1.336
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1.211
dwc_class_replaced  i1026
0.945
geopoint_low_precision  i976
0.899
rev_geocode_failure  i678
0.625
rev_geocode_mismatch  i477
0.44
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i157
0.145
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0.119
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i120
0.111
rev_geocode_corrected  i114
0.105
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i56
0.052
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i55
0.051
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i49
0.045
dwc_phylum_added  i27
0.025
geopoint_0_coord  i19
0.018
dwc_specificepithet_added  i11
0.01
dwc_family_added  i9
0.008
dwc_genus_added  i6
0.006
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i3
0.003
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2
0.002
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0.001
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