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Tulane University Museum of Natural History

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This dataset contains the data records from the collection held at the Tulane University Museum of Natural History (TUMNH). more

The research collection of fishes at TUBRI is the largest collection of post larval fishes in the world, with over 7 million specimens in over 200,000 lots. Recently renamed in honor of Royal D. Suttkus, the collection also features a type room housing 33 holotypes and 38,835 paratypes representing 125 species, a separately curated osteological collection with 1352 specimens (271 species in 55 families) of which 638 (150 species, 20 families) are cleared and stained preparations, 2010 radiographs representing 21,988 specimens from 284 species and 8 hybrids in 36 families, 2428 scale and otolith samples representing 26 species from 12 families, and 77 sets of branchiostegals of two species of Lepisosteus.

Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-19
Information last updated: 2014-04-16
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