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VIMS Nunnally Ichthyology Collection

Specimen Records: 38,603
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-09-22

The Nunnally Ichthyology Collection at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the College of William & Mary preserves a library of fishes from Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay, the North Atlantic, and the world beyond. The collection supports VIMS’ tripartite mission of research, education, and advisory service by engaging a broad community of basic and applied research scientists worldwide, providing the foundation for graduate education and research, and inspiring the public by sharing the biodiversity of fishes and the research that is being done to gain a better understanding of the natural world. The collection also serves the Commonwealth of Virginia as a repository for voucher specimens collected by state agencies and as a record of the fishes of Virginia. The VIMS collection currently maintains over 35,000 catalogued lots of fishes (c. 350,000 total specimens) and includes specimens from 316 families and 1,031 genera. These holdings include fluid preserved fishes stored in 70% ethanol, dried skeletons, and cleared and stained skeletons. The VIMS collection also houses a number of specimens of significant general scientific interest, including two specimens of the Coelacanth, a whole-body specimen of a juvenile Great White Shark, and unique distributional records (e.g., an Ocean Sunfish from the Chesapeake Bay). Four “themes” can be noted as unique strengths of the collection: Fishes of Chesapeake Bay and the Coast of Virginia, Deep-sea Fishes of the Western North Atlantic, Freshwater Fishes of Virginia, and Larval Fishes.

Contacts

Name Sarah Huber
RoleCuratorial Associate
Emailskhuber@vims.edu
Name Sarah Huber
Role Curatorial Associate
Email skhuber@vims.edu
Name Ben Anhalt
RoleResearch Architect
Emailanhalt@ku.edu
Name Sarah Huber
RoleCuratorial Associate
Emailskhuber@vims.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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90.402
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90.402
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90.402
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90.402
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90.402
gbif_canonicalname_added  i34898
90.402
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90.402
gbif_taxon_corrected  i34898
90.402
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90.327
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90.312
gbif_reference_added  i34567
89.545
gbif_vernacularname_added  i33442
86.631
dwc_multimedia_added  i24877
64.443
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i23871
61.837
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53.504
geopoint_datum_missing  i16865
43.688
rev_geocode_eez  i7149
18.519
taxon_match_failed  i3423
8.867
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4.673
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2.666
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2.502
dwc_genus_replaced  i800
2.072
rev_geocode_failure  i714
1.85
rev_geocode_mismatch  i342
0.886
dwc_continent_replaced  i167
0.433
dwc_country_replaced  i86
0.223
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i82
0.212
rev_geocode_corrected  i20
0.052
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i16
0.041
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i15
0.039
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2
0.005
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2
0.005
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1
0.003
dwc_specificepithet_added  i1
0.003
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i1
0.003
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0.003
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i1
0.003
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