University of Nebraska State Museum Fish Collection
Latest version published by University of Nebraska State Museum on 24 February 2021 University of Nebraska State Museum

The fish collection was officially started in 1984. Mr. Robert Hrabik initiated this project and was supported by a general operating grant from the Institute of Museum Services. The collection continued to grow and now contains over 14,500 lots, primarily from Nebraska and Missouri. Although there are some specimens from the 1920s, the majority are from the 1970s into the 2000s. Besides fish collected by Carl Hubbs and G.A. Moore, the collections of Dr. John D. Lynch, Dr. Ed Peters, Dr. Richard Stasiak are included. And some stream survey voucher specimens of the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (formerly Department of Environmental Quality) and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission make up a large portion of the material. These collections were heavily utilized in the 2015 book "The Fishes of Nebraska" by Hrabik, Steve Schainost, Stasiak, and Peters.

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Thomas Labedz
Collection Manager
Division of Zoology, University of Nebraska State Museum
645 N 14th St
68588-0338 Lincoln
NE
US
+01 402-472-8366
http://museum.unl.edu/research/zoology/general.html

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Thomas Labedz
Collection Manager
Division of Zoology, University of Nebraska State Museum
645 N 14th St
68588-0338 Lincoln
NE
US
+01 402-472-8366
https://museum.unl.edu/collections/zoology/index.html
Robert Zink
Curator
Division of Zoology, University of Nebraska State Museum
645 N 14th St
68588-0338 Lincoln
NE
US
+01 612-590-4215
https://museum.unl.edu/collections/zoology/index.html

Who filled in the metadata:

Thomas Labedz
Collection Manager
Division of Zoology, University of Nebraska State Museum
645 N 14th St
68588-0338 Lincoln
NE
US
+01 402-472-8366
https://museum.unl.edu/collections/zoology/index.html

Who else was associated with the resource:

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

Primarily the states of Nebraska (11,136) and Missouri (3,156). Minor contributions from other states (234). No collections from outside the United States.

Bounding Coordinates South West [35, -105], North East [44, -89]
Taxonomic Coverage

Freshwater fishes.

Class  Osteichthyes,  Cephalaspidomorphi,  Myxini,  Actinopterygii
Temporal Coverage
Start Date / End Date 1925-01-01 / 2019-01-01
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