Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, Department of Zoology

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TitleCincinnati Museum of Natural History, Department of Zoology
Publication TypeWebsite
Year of Publication2013
Keywordsfrozen tissue collection, genetic resources, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, ornithology, vertebrates
AbstractThe zoology collection of the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History houses nearly 3,500 frozen tissue specimens primarily from vertebrate groups. This collection includes avian tissues (ca.1,800 specimens, including considerable material from the Philippines and Eastern North America), mammal tissues (ca.1,000 specimens), and a rapidly growing tissue collection for reptiles and amphibians (ca. 700 specimens) and fishes (ca. 100 specimens).