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SIO Marine Vertebrate Collection

Specimen Records: 123,303
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-07-27

The Marine Vertebrate Collection of Scripps Institution of Oceanography maintains approximately 2 million alcohol-preserved specimens in over 120,000 lots, representing more than 5,600 species of fishes. The Collection maintains worldwide holdings of deep-sea and pelagic fishes as well as extensive holdings of shore fishes from the entire eastern Pacific. The Collection includes primary types of over 200 species (type catalog), skeletal preparations (both dried and cleared-and-stained) for over 1,000 species (osteology catalog), otoliths from approximately 1,100 species (otolith collection), and tissues for DNA from over 1,200 species. Collection data for approximately 110,000 lots are available on a searchable database. The Marine Vertebrate Collection supports scientific research by providing specimens for studies on the taxonomy, evolution, and ecology of fishes. Specimens are available for examination at Scripps and for loan to researchers at recognized institutions (loan policy). The Marine Vertebrate Collection also plays an integral role in the support of graduate courses and research at Scripps.

Contacts

Name Ben Frable
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbfrable@ucsd.edu
Name Ben Frable
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbfrable@ucsd.edu
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Philip Hastings
RoleCurator
Emailphastings@ucsd.edu
Name HJ Walker
RoleEmeritus Collection Manager
Emailhjwalker@ucsd.edu
Name Ben Frable
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbfrable@ucsd.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
dwc_datasetid_added  i121341
98.409
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i121341
98.409
dwc_taxonid_added  i121341
98.409
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i121341
98.409
gbif_canonicalname_added  i121341
98.409
gbif_genericname_added  i121341
98.409
gbif_taxon_corrected  i121341
98.409
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i120772
97.947
gbif_reference_added  i120565
97.779
geopoint_datum_error  i119270
96.729
gbif_vernacularname_added  i115047
93.304
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i78610
63.754
rev_geocode_eez  i74824
60.683
dwc_multimedia_added  i72201
58.556
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i59231
48.037
geopoint_low_precision  i58260
47.249
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i56318
45.674
rev_geocode_failure  i26630
21.597
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i7261
5.889
taxon_match_failed  i5077
4.117
rev_geocode_mismatch  i4958
4.021
dwc_order_replaced  i2602
2.11
dwc_family_replaced  i2485
2.015
dwc_genus_replaced  i2390
1.938
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i754
0.612
dwc_continent_replaced  i712
0.577
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i164
0.133
dwc_genus_added  i114
0.092
geopoint_0_coord  i91
0.074
rev_geocode_corrected  i90
0.073
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i75
0.061
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i67
0.054
dwc_country_replaced  i42
0.034
dwc_continent_added  i31
0.025
dwc_phylum_replaced  i24
0.019
dwc_class_replaced  i23
0.019
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i20
0.016
rev_geocode_flip  i3
0.002
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i2
0.002
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