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Shorefishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific Online Information System (SFTEP)

Abstract: A dataset on the distributions of shallow-water shore fishes known from the Tropical Eastern Pacific biogeographic region.

The Tropical Eastern Pacific (TEP) encompasses the continental shoreline that extends south of Magdalena Bay (~ 25 degrees N) along the outer coast of southern Baja California, throughout the Gulf of California, and down the continental coastline to about Cabo Blanco (4 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 33.0   S: 10.0   E: -77.0   W: -119.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: D Ross Robertson and Gerald R Allen
Dataset Title: Shorefishes of the tropical eastern Pacific
Dataset Release Date: 2009-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Panama
Dataset Publisher: Bioinformatics Dept, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1875-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31
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Data Center
Office of Bioinformatics, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Smithsonian Institute Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: drr at
Contact Address:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Country: Panama
Email: drr at
Contact Address:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Country: Panama
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04