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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection

Specimen Records: 123,195
Media Records: 26,218
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2020-07-24

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 Caleb McMahan
RoleCollections Manager
Emailkswagel@fieldmuseum.org
Name Kevin Swagel
RoleCollections
Emailnone
Name Susan Mochel
RoleCollections
Emailnone
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • Raw
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
dwc_datasetid_replaced  i118438
96.139
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i118438
96.139
dwc_taxonid_added  i118438
96.139
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i118438
96.139
dwc_taxonrank_added  i118438
96.139
gbif_canonicalname_added  i118438
96.139
gbif_genericname_added  i118438
96.139
gbif_taxon_corrected  i118438
96.139
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i115932
94.104
gbif_reference_added  i114979
93.331
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i109612
88.974
gbif_vernacularname_added  i105704
85.802
geopoint_datum_missing  i101670
82.528
dwc_multimedia_added  i82114
66.654
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i58412
47.414
rev_geocode_eez  i39313
31.911
dwc_country_replaced  i30223
24.533
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i14839
12.045
taxon_match_failed  i14816
12.026
dwc_order_added  i14642
11.885
dwc_class_added  i14608
11.858
dwc_genus_replaced  i11340
9.205
dwc_family_replaced  i7409
6.014
dwc_continent_replaced  i5193
4.215
geopoint_low_precision  i2439
1.98
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1547
1.256
dwc_order_replaced  i1361
1.105
rev_geocode_failure  i706
0.573
dwc_phylum_replaced  i628
0.51
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i569
0.462
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i463
0.376
dwc_class_replaced  i419
0.34
dwc_specificepithet_added  i268
0.218
rev_geocode_corrected  i223
0.181
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i157
0.127
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i94
0.076
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i72
0.058
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i56
0.045
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i52
0.042
geopoint_0_coord  i21
0.017
dwc_phylum_added  i19
0.015
dwc_family_added  i9
0.007
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i3
0.002
datecollected_bounds  i2
0.002
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.002
dwc_continent_added  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0.001
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