ICES Vocabularies Database Web Services

R interface to access the RECO POX web services of the ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) Vocabularies database <>.


icesVocab 1.1-2 (2016-12-08)

o Fixed mistake in using wget method in download.file. Now if download.file is unsuccessful, the slower url() function will be used in place.

icesVocab 1.1-0 (2016-12-08)

o Added function findAphia() to look up species codes.

o Added function findCode() to look up codes given a code type.

o Added function findCodeType() to look up code types.

o Improved XML parsing, so both leading and trailing white space is removed.

o Improved XML parsing, so "" and "NA" is converted to NA.

o Improved XML parsing of code details so that child and parent relations are returned.

o Improved url reading to avoid the use of RCurl.

icesVocab 1.0-0 (2016-09-15)

o Initial release.

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1.1-3 by Colin Millar, a month ago

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Authors: Colin Millar [aut, cre] , Arni Magnusson [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports utils, XML

Imported by icesSAG.

Suggested by icesDatras.

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