California State University, Long Beach Fish specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The fish collection has ~2,500 lots containing 21,000 specimens preserved in isopropanol or ethanol. About half of the lots have locality and date data, and these are mainly from the marine waters of southern California, northeastern Mexico, and Mississippi, and the fresh waters of southern California.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

California State University Long Beach Fish Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is California State University, Long Beach. 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: d6655666-83fc-4959-bc93-56d920238d90.  California State University, Long Beach publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Suellen Jacob
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach
Ted Stankowich
  • Point Of Contact
Mammalogy Professer
California State University, Long Beach
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Mainly the marine waters of southern California, northeastern Mexico, and Mississippi, and the fresh waters of southern California.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Fishes of North America and the Eastern Central Pacific.

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1931-2017

Collection Data

Collection Name California State University, Long Beach Fish specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/CSULB:Fish
Parent Collection Identifier CSULB
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose Teaching, research
Alternative Identifiers d6655666-83fc-4959-bc93-56d920238d90
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=csulb_fish