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iziko South African Museum - Shark collection
iziko South African Museum, South Africa Shark Collection. AfrOBIS, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

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This collection has global holdings. It includes numerous representatives of eight of the shark groups, most representatives of the Batoids and Chimaeras, including rare species. Significant material is being acquired from, fisheries research and tooth fish long-lining and fishing company by-catches.

Biology > Fish
Marine/Coastal, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Museum collections, Sharks, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, World Oceans, Pisces

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -42,9167; MinLat: 31,85 - MaxLong: 26,2467; MaxLat: 60,335 [WGS84]
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

iziko South African Museum, moredata owner

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Published in:
AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biodiversity Information System
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2009-06-09
Information last updated: 2013-06-05
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