Subject: Marine Mammal Reserach Collection (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Thu, 30 Apr 1998 09:58:49 -0400 (EDT)

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Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 04:27:01 -0700
From: MARMAM Editors <marmamed@UVic.CA>
Reply-To: Marine Mammals Research and Conservation Discussion
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Subject: Marine Mammal Reserach Collection (fwd)

From: "John E. Heyning" <jheyning@lam.mus.ca.us>

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County houses an extensive
reserach collection of marine mammal specimens.  Summary information for
this collection is now available on the Web at
http://www.lam.mus.ca.us/lacmnh/departments/research/mammals/holdings/.  You
need to move the screen left to right to see the number of holdings for a
given taxa and location (we are still working on format).  This listing also
does not include about 500 specimens that are now being catalogued.   We
have set this up to make it easy for researachers to quickly check if we
have the taxa they seek.  Hope this will be of use to many of you.  Any
email inquiries should be addressed to me at "heyning@bcf.usc.edu"

Cheers,

John E. Heyning, Ph.D.
Curator of Mammals
    and
Associate Deputy Director of Research and Collections
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007
213 763 3404
FAX 213 746 2999



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