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Ims fish tag database

Latest version published by Norwegian Institute for Nature Research on Mar 14, 2020 Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

Database of tagged salmonids (Atlantic salmon, brown trout and Arctic char). Carlin tags (smolt) and Lea tags (adult fish) that was tagged in the fish trap on the River Imsa (Rogaland). Recapture of released fish.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 39,125 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
  • MeasurementOrFact 

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 39,125 records in Norwegian (1 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 KB)


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Finstad, B. (2016): Ims fish tag database. v1. Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. Dataset/Occurrence.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 08a41903-7411-479a-929d-4a0c9bc40b31.  Norwegian Institute for Nature Research publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Norway.


Occurrence; Observation


Who created the resource:

Roald Vang

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Bengt Finstad
Senior Research Scientist

Who filled in the metadata:

Roald Vang

Who else was associated with the resource:

Bengt Finstad
Senior Research Scientist

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [57.968, 4.511], North East [70.474, 29.864]

Taxonomic Coverage

Salmonidae identified to species

Family  Salmonidae (Laksefisk)

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1966-current

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 08a41903-7411-479a-929d-4a0c9bc40b31