This collection shows a cross-section of fish from the northern Atlantic Ocean with an emphasis on the North Sea. In addition, there is a modest share of marine fish from the tropics.
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Fish is taxonomically a paraphyletic group. In this dataset there are species of Osteichthyes, Chondrichthyes, Petromyzontida.
|Formation Period||1894 until present|