University of Alberta Ichthyology Col…

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Summary

Full Title

University of Alberta Ichthyology Collection (UAMZ)

Description

The Ichthyology (Fish) Collection contains more than 200,000 specimens, representing 40 orders and more than 200 families. The collection contains a wide variety of primitive and advanced fish from around the world as well as a comprehensive collection from Alberta. The majority of specimens are preserved in alcohol, with a number of mounted skeletons and cleared and stained samples that allow skeletal structures to be visible. This resource is used extensively for research by graduate students and faculty, supporting the study of fish systematics and biodiversity.

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Alison Murray
Edmonton, Alberta CA

doi:10.15468/8p1j2m

Published by

University of Alberta Museums

Registration Date

Apr 3, 2007

Served by

University of Alberta Museums IPT

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Metadata Documents

5,140 Georeferenced data

Other Contacts

Erin.McDonald
Collections Management Advisor