NZ Freshwater Fish Database Help
NZFFD Help File
The help file contains information on:
- History of the NZFFD
- Changes made to the database in 2021
- Downloading data
- Uploading data
Download the help file [PDF 370.79 KB]
Access Data through GBIF and Cite the NZFFD
The Data is delivered as public data, consistent with NIWA's public data access strategy.
The NZFFD data is provided to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).
As part of NIWA's Freshwater Biodata Archive, the data is delivered as darwin core archive:
The data is also available through the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF):
Go to the NZFFD GBIF page
The NIWA New Zealand Freshwater Fish Database is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand License 2012.
Licence conditions mean users must give appropriate credit to NIWA, and may not use the material for commercial purposes.
Stoffels R (2022). New Zealand Freshwater Fish Database (extended). The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). Sampling event dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/jbpw92 accessed via GBIF.org on 2022-03-21.
Additional resources and contact information
If you have any further questions about using the NZFFD or freshwater fish that are not covered above then you can email your questions to the Freshwater Database administrator, contact details below.