Retrieve Worms ID of a taxon from World Register of Marine Species (WORMS).

get_wormsid(
  sci_com,
  searchtype = "scientific",
  marine_only = TRUE,
  fuzzy = NULL,
  accepted = FALSE,
  ask = TRUE,
  messages = TRUE,
  rows = NA,
  query = NULL,
  ...
)

as.wormsid(x, check = TRUE)

# S3 method for wormsid
as.wormsid(x, check = TRUE)

# S3 method for character
as.wormsid(x, check = TRUE)

# S3 method for list
as.wormsid(x, check = TRUE)

# S3 method for numeric
as.wormsid(x, check = TRUE)

# S3 method for data.frame
as.wormsid(x, check = TRUE)

# S3 method for wormsid
as.data.frame(x, ...)

get_wormsid_(
  sci_com,
  messages = TRUE,
  searchtype = "scientific",
  marine_only = TRUE,
  fuzzy = NULL,
  accepted = TRUE,
  rows = NA,
  query = NULL,
  ...
)

Arguments

sci_com

character; A vector of common or scientific names. Or, a taxon_state object (see taxon-state)

searchtype

character; One of 'scientific' or 'common', or any unique abbreviation

marine_only

logical; marine only? default: TRUE (only used when searchtype="scientific"); passed on to worrms::wm_records_name()

fuzzy

logical; fuzzy search. default: NULL (TRUE for searchtype="scientific" and FALSE for searchtype="common" to match the default values for those parameters in worrms package); passed on to worrms::wm_records_name() or worrms::wm_records_common()

accepted

logical; If TRUE, removes names that are not accepted valid names by WORMS. Set to FALSE (default) to give back both accepted and unaccepted names.

ask

logical; should get_wormsid be run in interactive mode? If TRUE and more than one wormsid is found for the species, the user is asked for input. If FALSE NA is returned for multiple matches.

messages

logical; should progress be printed?

rows

numeric; Any number from 1 to infinity. If the default NaN, all rows are considered. Note that this function still only gives back a wormsid class object with one to many identifiers. See get_wormsid_() to get back all, or a subset, of the raw data that you are presented during the ask process.

query

Deprecated, see sci_com

...

Ignored

x

Input to as.wormsid

check

logical; Check if ID matches any existing on the DB, only used in as.wormsid()

Value

A vector of taxonomic identifiers as an S3 class. If a taxon is not found an NA is given. If more than one identifier is found the function asks for user input if ask = TRUE, otherwise returns NA. If ask=FALSE and rows does not equal NA, then a data.frame is given back, but not of the uid class, which you can't pass on to other functions as you normally can.

See get_id_details for further details including attributes and exceptions

See also

Examples

if (FALSE) { (x <- get_wormsid('Gadus morhua')) attributes(x) attr(x, "match") attr(x, "multiple_matches") attr(x, "pattern_match") attr(x, "uri") get_wormsid('Pomatomus saltatrix') get_wormsid(c("Gadus morhua", "Lichenopora neapolitana")) # marine_only get_wormsid("Apedinella", marine_only=TRUE) get_wormsid("Apedinella", marine_only=FALSE) # fuzzy ## searchtype="scientific": fuzzy is TRUE by default get_wormsid("Platypro", searchtype="scientific", fuzzy=TRUE) get_wormsid("Platypro", searchtype="scientific", fuzzy=FALSE) ## searchtype="common": fuzzy is FALSE by default get_wormsid("clam", searchtype="common", fuzzy=FALSE) get_wormsid("clam", searchtype="common", fuzzy=TRUE) # by common name get_wormsid("dolphin", 'common') get_wormsid("clam", 'common') # specify rows to limit choices available get_wormsid('Plat') get_wormsid('Plat', rows=1) get_wormsid('Plat', rows=1:2) # When not found get_wormsid("howdy") get_wormsid(c('Gadus morhua', "howdy")) # Convert a wormsid without class information to a wormsid class # already a wormsid, returns the same as.wormsid(get_wormsid('Gadus morhua')) # same as.wormsid(get_wormsid(c('Gadus morhua', 'Pomatomus saltatrix'))) # numeric as.wormsid(126436) # numeric vector, length > 1 as.wormsid(c(126436,151482)) # character as.wormsid("126436") # character vector, length > 1 as.wormsid(c("126436","151482")) # list, either numeric or character as.wormsid(list("126436","151482")) ## dont check, much faster as.wormsid("126436", check=FALSE) as.wormsid(126436, check=FALSE) as.wormsid(c("126436","151482"), check=FALSE) as.wormsid(list("126436","151482"), check=FALSE) (out <- as.wormsid(c(126436,151482))) data.frame(out) as.wormsid( data.frame(out) ) # Get all data back get_wormsid_("Plat") get_wormsid_("Plat", rows=1) get_wormsid_("Plat", rows=1:2) get_wormsid_("Plat", rows=1:75) # get_wormsid_(c("asdfadfasd","Plat"), rows=1:5) }