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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection

Specimen Records: 109,845
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-06-14

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
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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
dwc_datasetid_replaced  i104585
95.211
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i104585
95.211
dwc_taxonid_added  i104585
95.211
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i104585
95.211
dwc_taxonrank_added  i104585
95.211
gbif_canonicalname_added  i104585
95.211
gbif_genericname_added  i104585
95.211
gbif_taxon_corrected  i104585
95.211
gbif_reference_added  i103354
94.091
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i102782
93.57
gbif_vernacularname_added  i99848
90.899
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i88139
80.239
dwc_multimedia_added  i64290
58.528
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i55614
50.63
geopoint_datum_missing  i36655
33.37
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i22741
20.703
dwc_continent_replaced  i21449
19.527
dwc_country_replaced  i21245
19.341
rev_geocode_eez  i20507
18.669
dwc_order_added  i16858
15.347
dwc_class_added  i16818
15.311
dwc_genus_replaced  i12759
11.615
taxon_match_failed  i11222
10.216
dwc_family_replaced  i7452
6.784
dwc_order_replaced  i1695
1.543
geopoint_low_precision  i1387
1.263
dwc_continent_added  i1315
1.197
dwc_phylum_replaced  i904
0.823
rev_geocode_failure  i753
0.686
dwc_class_replaced  i633
0.576
rev_geocode_mismatch  i606
0.552
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i477
0.434
rev_geocode_corrected  i229
0.208
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i170
0.155
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i110
0.1
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i104
0.095
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i56
0.051
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i54
0.049
dwc_phylum_added  i27
0.025
geopoint_0_coord  i19
0.017
dwc_family_added  i9
0.008
dwc_specificepithet_added  i8
0.007
dwc_genus_added  i6
0.005
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i3
0.003
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2
0.002
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0.001
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