A programmatic interface to http://www.fishbase.org, re-written based on an accompanying 'RESTful' API. Access tables describing over 30,000 species of fish, their biology, ecology, morphology, and more. This package also supports experimental access to http://www.sealifebase.org data, which contains nearly 200,000 species records for all types of aquatic life not covered by 'FishBase.'

Documentation

Manual: rfishbase.pdf
Vignette: rfishbase 2.0

Maintainer: Carl Boettiger <cboettig at ropensci.org>

Author(s): Carl Boettiger*, Scott Chamberlain*, Duncan Temple Lang*, Peter Wainwright*

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("rfishbase")

Depends R (>= 3.0)
Imports dplyr(>=0.4.0), lazyeval, httr(>=1.0.0), tidyr, methods, utils
Suggests devtools, testthat, rmarkdown, knitr
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Package rfishbase
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URL https://github.com/ropensci/rfishbase
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Version 2.1.1
Published 2016-07-22
License CC0
BugReports https://github.com/ropensci/rfishbase/issues
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NeedsCompilation no
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CRAN checks rfishbase check results
Package source rfishbase_2.1.1.tar.gz