Iowa State University Fishes Collection

Latest version published by Iowa State University Museum of Natural History on Feb 25, 2021 Iowa State University Museum of Natural History

Collection of fishes at Iowa State University, Ames, IA; ~5,000 lots, primarily from Iowa but including small numbers of lots other areas; e.g., CA, DE, FL, MI, MO, NH & MX. Collection was started in the late 1930s by Reeve M. Bailey during his time at Iowa State from 1939-1944. Most lots are from the 1930s and 1940s, but significant numbers are from the 1980s and 2010s.

Data Records

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Iowa State University Museum of Natural History Fishes Collection

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ee21cfcd-9f34-47f0-ab46-9b21e9db5c5a.  Iowa State University Museum of Natural History publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

John Olson
Collection volunteer
Iowa State University Museum of Natural History 1222 SW 3rd St 50023-2644 Ankeny IA US 515-229-6290
Kevin Roe
Curator
Iowa State University 2310 Pammel Dr. 339 Sci 2 50011 Ames IA US 5152948332

Who can answer questions about the resource:

John Olson
Collection volunteer
Iowa State University Museum of Natural History 1222 SW 3rd St 50023-2644 Ankeny IA US 515-229-6290
Kevin Roe
Curator
Iowa State University 339 Sci 2 50011-3221 Ames IA US 5152948332

Who filled in the metadata:

John Olson
Collection volunteer
Iowa State University Museum of Natural History 1222 SW 3rd St 50023-2644 Ankeny IA US 515-229-6290
Kevin Roe
Curator
Iowa State University 2310 Pammel Dr. 339 Sci 2 50011 Ames IA US 5152948332

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
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Geographic Coverage

Fishes of Iowa; also including >= 20 lots from the following: CA (22), DE (26), FL (35), MI (45), MO (24), NH (87), VA (20). Limited numbers of lots from 23 additional U.S. states, three states in Mexico, and one province in Japan.

Bounding Coordinates South West [24.046, -124.805], North East [49.838, -66.094]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Actinopterygii,  Hyperoartia,  Petromyzontida

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1930-01-01 / 2020-01-01

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers ee21cfcd-9f34-47f0-ab46-9b21e9db5c5a
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=isua_fishes