Global biodiversity database on finfishes. It offers a wide range of information on all species currently known in the world: taxonomy, biology, trophic ecology, life history, and uses, as well as historical data reaching back to 250 years.

Alternative Prefixes
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in FishBase should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
6472   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from FishBase should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Metaregistry FishBase

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 3 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
Integbio Integbio logo integbio nbdc00270
re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories logo re3data r3d100010912
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P938

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 6472 is used to demonstrate the providers available for FishBase. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
FishBase fishbase.species
Bioregistry bioregistry