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2007

Linking the Taiwan Fish Database to the Global Database

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Linking the Taiwan Fish Database to the Global Database
Under the support of the National Digital Archive Program (NDAP), basic species information about most Taiwanese fishes, including their morphology, ecology, distribution, specimens with photos, and literatures have been compiled into the “Fish Database of Taiwan” (http://fishdb.sinica.edu.tw). We expect that the all Taiwanese fish species databank (RSD), with 2800+ species, and the digital “Fish Fauna of Taiwan” will be completed in 2007. Underwater ecological photos and video images for all 2,800+ fishes are quite difficult to achieve but will be collected continuously in the future. In the last year of NDAP, we have successfully integrated all fish specimen data deposited at 7 different institutes in Taiwan as well as their collection maps on the Google Map and Google Earth. Further, the database also provides the pronunciation of Latin scientific names and transliteration of Chinese common names by referring to the Romanization system for all Taiwanese fishes (2,902 specie...
Kwang-Tsao Shao, Jack Yung-Chang Lin, Hsin-Hua Lin
Added 13 Dec 2010
Updated 13 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2007
Where DATASCIENCE
Authors Kwang-Tsao Shao, Jack Yung-Chang Lin, Hsin-Hua Lin
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