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Title: FishTrace: a genetic catalogue of European fishes


FishTrace is a genetic catalogue for species identification associated to reference collections of taxonomically identified vouchers from 220 marine teleost fish species. The FishTrace genetic catalogue is based on two genes, one mitochondrial (cytochrome b) and one nuclear (rhodopsin). After taxonomic identification of the specimen, the biological samples obtained from it were permanently stored into biological collections hosted and curated by four European natural history museums.

Antonella Zanzi 0000-0002-3567-9709
Jann Martinsohn
How to cite
Zanzi, Antonella; Martinsohn, Jann (2006):  FishTrace: a genetic catalogue of European fishes. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Data access

  • FishTrace website HTML

    The FishTrace catalogue is available on the FishTrace website. Data are accessible through Tableau workbooks.


  • publication FishTrace: a genetic catalogue of European fishes

    Zanzi, A. and Martinsohn, J., FishTrace: a genetic catalogue of European fishes, DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION, ISSN 1758-0463, 2017, JRC106242.


Additional information
Issue date 2006-09-30
Landing page
Geographic area Europe
Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE

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