Registry Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Database of living organisms, taxonomic. The GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is international network and data infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.

Prefix
gbif
Links
Homepage
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Global Biodiversity Information Facility should match this regular expression:
^\d+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
4238   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Global Biodiversity Information Facility should match this regular expression:
^gbif:\d+$

Example CURIE
gbif:4238
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 2 mappings to external registries for gbif.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.zv11j3
Wikidata Property Wikidata Property logo wikidata P846
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE gbif:4238 is used to demonstrate the provides available for gbif. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Global Biodiversity Information Facility gbif https://www.gbif.org/species/4238
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/gbif:4238