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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection

Specimen Records: 114,837
Media Records: 25,714
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-06-04

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  i109361
95.232
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i109361
95.232
dwc_taxonid_added  i109361
95.232
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i109361
95.232
dwc_taxonrank_added  i109361
95.232
gbif_canonicalname_added  i109361
95.232
gbif_genericname_added  i109361
95.232
gbif_taxon_corrected  i109361
95.232
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i106879
93.07
gbif_reference_added  i105794
92.125
gbif_vernacularname_added  i98865
86.092
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i98210
85.521
geopoint_datum_missing  i94287
82.105
dwc_multimedia_added  i75166
65.455
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i54504
47.462
rev_geocode_eez  i38221
33.283
dwc_country_replaced  i25840
22.501
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i15474
13.475
dwc_order_added  i15017
13.077
dwc_class_added  i14990
13.053
taxon_match_failed  i14084
12.264
dwc_genus_replaced  i11436
9.958
dwc_family_replaced  i7268
6.329
dwc_continent_replaced  i4721
4.111
geopoint_low_precision  i2259
1.967
dwc_order_replaced  i1472
1.282
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1394
1.214
rev_geocode_failure  i791
0.689
dwc_phylum_replaced  i746
0.65
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i557
0.485
dwc_class_replaced  i538
0.468
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i432
0.376
rev_geocode_corrected  i322
0.28
dwc_specificepithet_added  i264
0.23
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i196
0.171
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i158
0.138
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i69
0.06
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i57
0.05
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i56
0.049
dwc_phylum_added  i25
0.022
geopoint_0_coord  i21
0.018
dwc_family_added  i8
0.007
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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