Specimen acquisition and cataloguing is an ongoing effort. This site provides basic information for most of our catalogued specimens, and we make every effort to make sure the information presented is accurate. However, please keep in mind that mistakes in databases are inevitable, and we cannot unconditionally guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information provided. Researchers can contact the collection manager if they need additional specimen information, but are urged to examine the specimens directly to verify important data. Please notify us if you find any discrepancies in the data.
Data available through this site are intended solely for use in research and education, and may not be repackaged, redistributed, or sold in any form without prior written consent from the appropriate University of Washington Fish Collection curatorial staff. Those wishing to use these data for analyses or reports must acknowledge their provenance and notify the appropriate curator prior to publication. The Burke Museum and its staff are not responsible for any damage or loss due to use of these data.