Genetic Resources

Online Resources

From the Burke

Access tissue information through the Burke’s collections databases listed below.

ornithology specimens

The Ornithology collections include study skins, spread wings, bird skeletons, egg sets, nests and frozen tissue samples.

Mammalogy specimens

The Mammalogy Collection database includes over 55,000 specimen records.

Ichthyology specimens

The Burke’s Ichthyology Collection includes more than 11 million specimens, including adults, juveniles, larvae, eggs, skeletons, tissues, otoliths and scales. Roughly 98% of the Ichthyology Collection is cataloged, databased and available to search.

herpteology specimens in jars

Herpetology collections are accessible through the Arctos website. Search for “Amphibian and reptile specimens” under "Burke Museum."

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