The Fish Database of Taiwan
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Do you know how many fishes live in Taiwan waters?
Do you know how many endemic fishes live in Taiwan waters?
Welcome to Fish Database of Taiwan and discover the diverse fishes within...
Sponsored by Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program (TELDAP, 2002-2012), and on the basis of The Fish Database of Taiwan (http://fishdb.sinica.edu.tw) which was established in the early 1990s, the Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica (BRCAS) has collected and integrated information such as classification, distribution, specimens, and references on 3,090 fishes of Taiwan. The contents of the database include specimen descriptions, images, skeletal X-rays, otoliths, COI gene sequences, and field collecting data; all are made accessible online and constantly updated. In addition to provide academic services to promote academic exchanges and raise research quality, the database also has popular science material such as “The Seafood Guide” so that it can contribute to the research, education, and conservation of marine resources.