Ohio Wesleyan University Fish Specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The fish collection at the Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History largely consists of freshwater fish from central Ohio. The collection also includes several mid-water marine fishes and invertebrates donated by Dr. Richard E. Young of the University of Hawaii Department of Oceanography.

Data Records

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How to cite

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Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History Fish Collection

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 2102aa85-de63-410d-a4f9-499b7f27d1c9.  Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History 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

Josh Pletcher
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Student Curator
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
19706320027
Lisa Tabak
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Curatorial Director
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
90 S Henry St, SCSC 166
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3887
Eric Gangloff
  • Curator
Assistant Professor of Zoology
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3892
David Bloom
  • Programmer
Vertnet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer

Geographic Coverage

Worldwide: Mostly freshwater fish from Ohio, with a collection of midwater fish from Hawaii, as well as smaller collections of fish from Delaware Bay and the North Sea.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-29.535, -168.047], North East [63.392, 53.438]

Taxonomic Coverage

Myxini, Hyperoartia, Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, Acipenseriformes, Polypteriformes, Holostei, Teleostei, Dipnoi

Class Myxini, Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, Holostei, Teleostei, Dipnoi, Hyperoartia
Order Acipenseriformes, Polypteriformes

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1859-Present

Collection Data

Collection Name Ohio Wesleyan University Fish Specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/OWU:Fish
Parent Collection Identifier OWU

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose Freshwater fishes of Ohio
Alternative Identifiers OWMZ
2102aa85-de63-410d-a4f9-499b7f27d1c9
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=owu_fish