Species list by ecosystem

species_by_ecosystem(
  ecosystem,
  species_list = NULL,
  server = getOption("FISHBASE_API", "fishbase"),
  version = get_latest_release(),
  db = default_db(),
  ...
)

Arguments

ecosystem

(character) an ecosystem name

species_list

A vector of scientific names (each element as "genus species"). If empty, a table for all fish will be returned.

server

can be set to either "fishbase" or "sealifebase" to switch between databases. NOTE: it is usually easier to leave this as NULL and set the source instead using the environmental variable `FISHBASE_API`, e.g. `Sys.setenv(FISHBASE_API="sealifebase")`.

version

a version string for the database, will default to the latest release. see [get_releases()] for details.

db

the

...

unused; for backwards compatibility only

Value

a table of species ecosystems data

Examples

if (FALSE) { # interactive()
 if (FALSE) {
species_by_ecosystem(ecosystem = "Arctic", server = "sealifebase")
}
}