The scientific names of species in the gallery are arranged in alphabetical order. Please use the Ctrl+F function or its alternatives on your computer to search species of interest using the scientific names or common fish names.
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The home page has several links, but some links are nested. Click on Browse Portal to find Links to Datasets, Occurrences, Species, Publishers and Waterbodies. On Resources to find Publications, Usage statistics, Usage charts, Visitor locations, Dataset statistics, Data analysis. Click on Developers to Sign Up for an API, Request API Reset and API Reference. To get the User Manual and Contact, Click on Help. Click on Contribute to Login, Create Account and to Subscribe to this portal.


Natugonza, V. & Musinguzi, L. (editors) 2021. Freshwater Biodiversity Portal for Uganda., version (01/2021).


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