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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityBarrow
Latitude71.291
Longitude-156.789
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number103975
Collected ByCollector(s): John Craig George, North Slope Borough, Wildlife Management
Date Collected2002-10-19

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The University of Alaska Museum (UAM) houses one of the 10 largest mammal collections in North America, with over 115,000 catalogued specimens. Over 90% of these are from Alaska and include unparalleled series of small mammals, carnivores, and marine mammals. Over 70,000 include frozen tissue samples housed in UAM's Genomic Resources facility. An average of 1,000 specimens are loaned to researchers each year.

Contacts

Name Link Olson
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailleolson@alaska.edu
Name Link Olson
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailleolson@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Aren Gunderson
RoleMammals Collection Manager
Emailamgunderson@alaska.edu
Name Kyndall Hildebrandt
RoleGenomic Resources Collection Manager
Emailkbhildebrandt@alaska.edu
Name Link Olson
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailleolson@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameBalaena mysticetus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Cetacea; Balaenidae; Linnaeus, 1758
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetacea
FamilyBalaenidae
GenusBalaena
Specific Epithetmysticetus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJohn Craig George
Date Identified2002-10-19
Previous IdentificationsBalaena mysticetus (accepted ID) identified by John Craig George on 2002-10-19; method: field
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number103975
Other Catalog Numbersoriginal identifier=02B17
Preparationsbaleen plate
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Mamm:103975?seid=929055
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): John Craig George, North Slope Borough, Wildlife Management
Date Collected2002-10-19
Verbatim Date Collected19-Oct-2002
Year2002
Month10
Day19
End Day of Year292
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Barrow Quad
ContinentNorth America
LocalityBarrow
Verbatim LocalityBarrow
Decimal Latitude71.291
Decimal Longitude-156.789
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates71.291/-156.789
Location According ToKyndall Hildebrandt
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters16093.44
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByKyndall Hildebrandt
Georeferenced Date2002-09-18 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-08-20 15:51:07.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Mamm:103975?seid=929055
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusfield
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34889
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; total length=9.3 m
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Map
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Mamm:103975
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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