Name:
Pisces (Luomus)
Name (fi):
Kalat (Luomus)
Name (sv):
Fiskar (Luomus)
Type:
Specimen collection
Description:
Fishes in the collection of MZH (Zoological Museum, Finnish Museum of Natural History). Comprises c. 5500 samples preserved in liquid, of which 3000 from Finland.
Description (fi):
Luonnontieteellisen keskusmuseon kalanäytekokoelma käsittää noin 5500 lähinnä nesteeseen säilöttyä näytettä, joista 3000 on kotimaisia.
Taxonomic coverage:
Pisces
Temporal coverage:
1840-
Geographic coverage:
World
Methods:
Specimens and samples mostly stored in liquid (alcohol or formalin), also skeletons and mounted specimens. Finnish and exotic samples are organized separately in the collection.
License for use:
Creative Commons Attribution
Size (approx.):
5500
% digitized (approx.):
99
Amount of type specimens (approx.):
20
Location of data and backups:
Kotka database
Location of collection:
MZH, Arkadiankatu 7
Person responsible:
Väinölä, Risto
Contact email:
risto.vainola@helsinki.fi
Data quality:
5 star
Language:
mixed
Status of this metadata:
comprehensive