Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

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Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby jewish_scientist » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:40 pm UTC

Fish Base is a collection of a lot of information on fish. I wanted to learn about anglerfish, and on one page it tells that the Order Lophiiformes is the smallest group that contains all angler fish, and then lists their families, characteristics and habitat. Plus, it links to another page on every family, which lists the same information at the family level. It also links to Identification Keys for the whole Order and the Order's page on the Tree of Life. It is the same with many other groups as well.

I don't have a question or anything. It just makes me really happy that this exists. I find it quite... satisfying.

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby p1t1o » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:52 pm UTC

Why wouldnt you name it "fishipedia"?

I dont trust them.

"Fish Base" sounds like an ingredient in a sauce.

Or an obscure numerical system.

Or like a weird reagent from the victorian age of chemistry - "....then neutralise with 3fl.oz of Hammond's finest Fish Base."

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby HES » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:26 pm UTC

p1t1o wrote:Or an obscure numerical system.

In this forum, that's exactly what I was expecting this to be.
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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby Mutex » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:57 pm UTC

HES wrote:
p1t1o wrote:Or an obscure numerical system.

In this forum, that's exactly what I was expecting this to be.

Me too.

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby Soupspoon » Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:25 pm UTC

Mutex wrote:
HES wrote:
p1t1o wrote:Or an obscure numerical system.

In this forum, that's exactly what I was expecting this to be.

Me too.

Me bream.

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby commodorejohn » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:54 pm UTC

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby DavidSh » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:31 pm UTC

I figured it was part of the Extended Rules for baseball.

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby Mutex » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:05 pm UTC

Or some kind of aquatic fortified compound.

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby ConMan » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:26 pm UTC

p1t1o wrote:I dont trust them.

You're right. There's something fishy about this.
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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby Minstrel » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:26 pm UTC

I was suspicious this was a red herring, but I clicked the link just for the halibut. It was the real McKoi !
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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby jewish_scientist » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:45 pm UTC

These puns are even better than the what they are about. Is there anything better we can ask for?

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby p1t1o » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:10 pm UTC

Chips?

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Re: Fish Base is a Thing that Exists

Postby Flumble » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:50 pm UTC

Is Big Fish Boss in there too? He definitely has a base.


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