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LSUMZ (LSU MNS) Fishes Collection

Latest version published by Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science on Dec 22, 2016 Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science

The permanent collection of fishes includes more than 350,000 specimens, with representatives of most major groups (orders and families) of living fishes in the world.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 17,672 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 17,672 records in English (988 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

LSUMZ Fishes Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 8a1073ce-54a4-4712-89a6-e14d82836d9e.  Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 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:

Prosanta Chakrabarty
Curator
Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 119 Foster Hall 70803 Baton Rouge LA US +01 225-578-3079
http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mns/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Prosanta Chakrabarty
Assoicate Curator
Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 119 Foster Hall 70803 Baton Rouge LA US +01 225-578-3079
http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mns/

Who filled in the metadata:

Prosanta Chakrabarty
Curator
Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 119 Foster Hall 70803 Baton Rouge LA US +01 225-578-3079
http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mns/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

The holdings include many specimens from the northern Gulf of Mexico, but there are important collections from the Hawaiian Islands, Mexico, Central and South America, Vietnam, Taiwan, Australia, and many other places around the Indo-West Pacific.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Additional Metadata

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

Alternative Identifiers 8a1073ce-54a4-4712-89a6-e14d82836d9e
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=lsumz_fishes