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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection

Specimen Records: 118,425
Media Records: 26,206
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-04-12

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 Kevin Swagel
RoleCollections Staff
Emailkswagel@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
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  i113692
96.003
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i113692
96.003
dwc_taxonid_added  i113692
96.003
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i113692
96.003
dwc_taxonrank_added  i113692
96.003
gbif_canonicalname_added  i113692
96.003
gbif_genericname_added  i113692
96.003
gbif_taxon_corrected  i113692
96.003
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i111195
93.895
gbif_reference_added  i110124
92.991
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i104597
88.323
gbif_vernacularname_added  i101758
85.926
geopoint_datum_missing  i97708
82.506
dwc_multimedia_added  i78592
66.364
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i56333
47.569
rev_geocode_eez  i39125
33.038
dwc_country_replaced  i28320
23.914
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i14848
12.538
dwc_order_added  i14706
12.418
dwc_class_added  i14656
12.376
taxon_match_failed  i14593
12.323
dwc_genus_replaced  i11545
9.749
dwc_family_replaced  i7445
6.287
dwc_continent_replaced  i5074
4.285
geopoint_low_precision  i2298
1.94
dwc_order_replaced  i1491
1.259
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1322
1.116
dwc_phylum_replaced  i753
0.636
rev_geocode_failure  i706
0.596
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i565
0.477
dwc_class_replaced  i544
0.459
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i453
0.383
dwc_specificepithet_added  i266
0.225
rev_geocode_corrected  i189
0.16
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i157
0.133
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i69
0.058
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i63
0.053
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i56
0.047
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i52
0.044
geopoint_0_coord  i21
0.018
dwc_phylum_added  i19
0.016
dwc_family_added  i9
0.008
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i3
0.003
geopoint_similar_coord  i2
0.002
dwc_continent_added  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0.001
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