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Vertebrate Zoology Division - Ichthyology, Yale Peabody Museum

Specimen Records: 29,596
Media Records: 417
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-03-17

The fishes collection in the Yale Peabody Museum’s Division of Vertebrate Zoology is worldwide in scope, with an emphasis on marine species. Strengths include: deep sea fishes from the Atlantic and Pacific; Western Atlantic nearshore fishes from the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; East Pacific fishes from Mexico, Panama and Peru; Indian Ocean nearshore fishes from Kenya, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Seychelles and Chagos Archipelago; and freshwater fishes from Connecticut, Guyana and the African Great Lakes. Holdings represent over 24,000 specimen lots made up of more than 144,000 individual specimens. Included in this are type specimens for 193 nominal species. The collection includes histology slides and a complete coelacanth specimen.

Contacts

Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Greg Watkins-Colwell
RoleDivision of Vertebrate Zoology
Emailgregory.watkins-colwell@yale.edu
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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0.003
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