Abilene Christian University Fish Specimens (Arctos)

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The ACUNHC Fish Collection is comprised of 70 specimens. Most of the specimens are from Taylor county, Texas.

Data Records

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1 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)

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Abilene Christian University Fish Collection. Individual catalog records should be cited as https://arctos.database.museum/guid/ACUNHC:Fish: followed by the integer catalog number.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 9a8d2896-6ca9-42b8-a70c-f2ac0f2ffbf3.  Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF-US.


Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence


Thomas Lee
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Department of Biology, Abilene Christian University
Rebecca Hunter
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Abilene Christian University
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Specimens are from Texas with a small number from other states and Mexico.

Bounding Coordinates South West [18, -116], North East [37, -78]

Taxonomic Coverage


Class Actinopterygii

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1950-present

Collection Data

Collection Name Abilene Christian University Fish specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/ACUNHC:Fish
Parent Collection Identifier ACUNHC

Additional Metadata

Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/; http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose Education and research.
Alternative Identifiers 9a8d2896-6ca9-42b8-a70c-f2ac0f2ffbf3