University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Fish specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The UWYMV Fish Collection houses mainly historic specimens from the early to mid-1900s, with the majority of specimens collected from the state of Wyoming. The collection has recently begun to take in modern specimens, including genetic and digital samples.

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)
2001
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University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: a6f79c6f-4fbe-4f31-84e6-461e76b0853d.  University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Elizabeth Wommack
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
Wyoming
US
3077666227
Matthew Carling
  • Curator
Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
WY
US
(307) 766-6169
Matthew Carling
  • Curator
curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
WY
US
307-766-6169
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Dave Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator

Geographic Coverage

The UWYMV fish collection has global coverage, but the majority of historic holdings are from Wyoming and the western and central United States

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Taxonomic coverage for the UWYMV fish collection is historically focused on Nearctic families

Class Actinopterygii, Elasmobranchii

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1895 - present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Fish specimens
Collection Identifier UWYMV:Fish
Parent Collection Identifier UWYMV
Specimen preservation methods

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose The mission of the University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates is to document and understand regional and global biodiversity through the acquisition and investigation of collections made by museum faculty, staff, and students to advance academic knowledge and public appreciation of the natural world
Alternative Identifiers a6f79c6f-4fbe-4f31-84e6-461e76b0853d
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=uwymv_fish