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Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection
Entry ID: Canada_CMN_CMNFishCollection

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Abstract: This digital database contains all fish records held at the Canadian Museum of
Nature and collected from Canada and the United States as well as from
associated marine water masses such as the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Arctic
Oceans. It excludes all other records from countries and oceans not listed
above.Data records from fish specimens maintained in the Fish Collection of the
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.8   S: -40.0   E: 178.0   W: -178.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset Title: Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish Collection
Dataset Release Date: 20040200
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Bedford Institute of Oceanography
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1863-08-01
Stop Date: 2003-06-17
Quality Specimen identifications are accurate. Data are as accurate as possible based
on information provided by collector.Not all records have geocoordinates
Access Constraints CMN reserves the right to restrict access to sensitive data on Endangered
Species and other data which are in use by CMN researchers.

All natural history collections of the Canadian Museum of Nature are housed in
a purpose-built facility located in Gatineau (Aylmer Sector), Quebec. Visits
are by appointment only.
Use Constraints Data usage is governed by CMN's Data Release Agreement. Please contact CMN for
more details.The Canadian Museum of Nature cannot assume responsibility for the
quality of the digital records and their subsequent use. Users are encouraged
to verify information with the Museum and to forward proposed corrections when
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Data Center
Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: CMN Fish Collection Digital Records

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +01-613-364-4066
Fax: +01-613-364-4027
Email: jmgagnon at
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 3443, Station D
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1P 6P4
Country: Canada
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Phone: +01-613-364-4089
Fax: +01-613-364-4029
Email: pfrank at
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 3443, Station D
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1P 6P4
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-11-28