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Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam
(english) Institute of Taxonomic Zoology, (Zoological Museum), University of Amsterdam, P.O. Box 4766, NL-1009 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Curator: Han Nijssen, Isaäc J.H. Isbrücker. Collection: the collection is catalogued but not computerized. Loans are possible and material can be studied in the collection. Size: 40,000 series, including larvae and otoliths. Types: 750 species are represented by types; a type catalogue has been published in 1982 (see Nijssen, van Tujil & Isbrücker 1982); a new edition is being prepared. Special features: Indonesia, New Guinea, E. Atlantic, South America (Guianas), Caribbean Sea (Neth. Antilles); Siboga material (all species described by Weber and de Beaufort), South America (species described by Nijssen and Isbrücker), especially siluroids. (See also: fish collection)

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