University of California at Los Angeles, data on sharks in the UCLA collection

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Abstract

This item consists of the field data sheets for shark specimens in the collections of the University of California at Los Angeles. The data sheets include handwritten entries for the following fields: state or country, field no., county, locality, latitude and longitude, bottom, temp., shore, dist. offshore, depth of water, collectors, method of capture, and additional notes. Collections were made in Mexico, California, Peru, and possibly other locations. Collectors include: Fitch, Newman, McFarland, Smith, James Squires, Limbaugh, and many others. Data entry sheets are arranged by collection date.

Date Range

1952-1960

Start Date

1952

End Date

1960

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Fishes at (301) 238-1736 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Sharks
  • Ichthyology

Place

  • United States
  • Mexico
  • California
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007220

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), collected notes, lists, catalogs, illustrations, and records on fishes, circa 1835-1974 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes