Arctic Marine Fish Museum Specimens
Entry ID: ArcOD_2007F1

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Summary
Abstract: Mecklenburg, C. W., T. A. Mecklenburg, B. A. Sheiko, and N. V. Chernova. 4 July 2006. Arctic marine fish museum specimens. Database submitted to ArcOD, Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks by Point Stephens Research, P.O. Box 210307, Auke Bay, Alaska 99821 USA. This data set contains 3,102 records: the results of an evaluation of Arctic marine fish specimens in museums and ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a database of reliable records of occurrence for assessing geographic distribution of species.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 60.0   E: 0.0   W: 0.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: C. & T. Mecklenburg
Dataset Title: Arctic Marine Fish Museum Specimens
Online Resource: http://ak.aoos.org/ArcOD/data_table.php
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ISO Topic Category
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Users with special concerns regarding data precision or accuracy, particularly regarding taxonomic determinations and geographic referencing, should communicate these concerns to the database creators.


LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: The museum, museum lot number, kingdom, phylum, order, family, genus, scientific name, and common name are the only data ... View entire text
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Please do not telephone. Please send written inquiries to: ptstephens@alaska.com
Use Constraints When using information from this database that differs from information given for the same specimens in online museum fish collection search applications or printed catalogs, please cite this edition of the database (Mecklenburg et al. 2006). Since revisions are continually being made, we advise checking with the database creators to learn of any changes affecting data of interest. The database is ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (907) 789-7603
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 210307 Phone (907) 789-7603
City: Auke Bay
Province or State: Alaska
Postal Code: 99821-0307
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Mecklenburg, C. W., T. A. Mecklenburg, B. A. Sheiko, and N. V. Chernova. 4 July 2006. Arctic marine fish museum specimens. Database submitted to ArcOD, Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks by Point Stephens Research, P.O. Box 210307, Auke Bay, Alaska 99821 USA.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-10-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-17
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