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Voucher Specimen Collection,
Preparation, Identification and Storage
Protocol: Animals

Standards for Components of British
Columbia's Biodiversity No. 4a

Prepared for:
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks
Resources Inventory Branch
for the Terrestrial Ecosystems Task Force
Resources Inventory Committee

July 9, 1999
Version 2.0

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Table of Contents




1. Introduction

2. Protocol Overview

3. Birds

4. Mammals

5. Amphibians & Reptiles

6. Fish

7. Terrestrial Arthropods

8. Aquatic and Marine Invertebrates


References - General

List of Tables

Table 1. Cost of materials associated with whole bird specimens.
Table 2. Suggested vouchers for taxon-specific mammal inventories.
Table 3. Cost of materials associated with whole mammal specimens.
Table 4. Materials associated with preparing whole amphibian and reptile specimens.
Table 5. Materials associated with preparing whole fish specimens.
Table 6. Materials associated with preparing terrestrial arthropod specimens.
Table 7. Materials associated with preparing marine/aquatic invertebrates specimens.

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