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To give due credit to the original authors, please cite data taken from FishBase by Main Ref. and/or Data Ref. of the respective record.
Cite FishBase itself as
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2019.FishBase.
World Wide Web electronic publication.
www.fishbase.org, ( 12/2019 )
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