University of Alaska Museum (UAM) Fish specimens (Arctos) for GGBN
Latest version published by University of Alaska Museum of the North on 1 July 2021 University of Alaska Museum of the North

The UAM fish collection targets the freshwater and marine fish fauna of Alaska and nearby regions. The collection is part of the University of Alaska Museum within the University of Alaska Fairbanks. At present (2013), UAM fish collection holdings consist of approximately 6000 lots collected over the past five decades. The collection is the repository of oceanographic field surveys in the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas along with freshwater material collected by researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. More recently, the collection has been growing through the field efforts of state and federal agencies, as well as substantial transfers of lots from the privately held Point Stephens Research collection.

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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 7,498 records.

5 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    7498
  • MaterialSample 
    7498
  • Preparation 
    7498
  • ResourceRelationship 
    7498
  • Permit 
    7134
  • Amplification 
    3275

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

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

UAM Fishes, University of Alaska Museum, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Alaska Museum of the North. 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

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

John Wieczorek
Information Architect
VertNet
8401 Bariloche
Río Negro
AR

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Andres Lopez
Curator of Fishes
University of Alaska Museum
907 Yukon Drive
99775-6960 Fairbanks
AK
US
http://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/aqua/

Who filled in the metadata:

Kyndall Hildebrandt
Genomic Resources Collection Manager
University of Alaska Museum
907 Yukon Drive
99775-6960 Fairbanks
AK
US
(907) 474-6914
http://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/mammal/staff/hildebrandt/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
VertNet
8401 Bariloche
Río Negro
AR
Point Of Contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
http://arctos.database.museum
Geographic Coverage

Global

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

No Description available

Collection Data
Collection Name University of Alaska Museum (UAM) Fish specimens
Collection Identifier UAM:Fish
Parent Collection Identifier UAM
Additional Metadata