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California Marine Sportfish Identification: Index to Common and Scientific Names

Produced by the California Department of Fish and Game to aid fishermen, this resource provides a wealth of information on the gamefish of the Pacific coast. Users can access information about a fish species by clicking on its Latin name, common name, or image. The description of each species includes its family, physical description, the areas in which it is commonly found, and its feeding and...

http://www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/msalfidx.asp
FishBase

FishBase on the Web offers a free "relational database with information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists and many more." Developed at the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and many other partners, FishBase is the online source for "all...

https://www.fishbase.in/home.htm
Florida Museum of Natural History Zooarchaeology Comparative Databases

The Florida Museum of Natural History offers a number of Web-accessible databases, including this group of databases for the museum's zooarchaeology collection. The physical collection contains "skeletons of vertebrates and exoskeletons of mollusks and crustaceans and their associated data." Information is accessible through individual databases for birds, bivalves, crustaceans, fishes,...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/scripts/dbs/zooarch_comp_p...
Census of Marine Life

Three years into the most extensive biological inventory ever attempted, scientists working on the Census of Marine Life (CoML) have already found over 200,000 marine species -- just a fraction of what they expect to find at the end of this 10-year project. The CoML Web site "is designed to provide quick and easy access the all elements of the CoML and basic information about each element;"...

http://www.coml.org/
Census of Marine Life: Census of the Diversity of Abyssal Marine Life

A field project of the multi-national Census of Marine Life, the Census of the Diversity of Abyssal Marine Life (CeDAMar) was created to document "actual species diversity of abyssal plains as a basis for global change research and for a better understanding of historical causes and actual ecological factors regulating biodiversity." This site provides Deep-Sea researchers with a forum for...

http://www.coml.org/census-diversity-abyssal-marine-life-ced...