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Crowdsourcing Via Social Media Allows Rapid Remote Taxonomic Identification

May 2, 2013 – 7:55 am |
Fish identified as Hypostomus taphorni. Image courtesy of Whit Bronaugh, a graduate student at Oregon State University.

Last month, a Smithsonian (NMNH)-sponsored team of ichthyologists performed the first survey of the fish diversity in the Cuyuni River of Guyana.  Upon their return, they needed to identify over …