San Jose State University Vertebrate Collection (SJSU)

(1) Cold-Blood Vertebrate Museum: Preserved fishes, amphibians, reptiles for research and teaching collections. Endemic to California, local N. California collected - exotic species (mostly donated)

(2) Vertebrate Museum: Birds and mammals for research and teaching collections.  Taxidermic skins, mounted specimens, skulls and skeletons. Endemic to California, local N. California collected - exotic species (mostly donated). 

Curator: Madeline Marens, madeline.marens@sjsu.edu, 408-924-4918
Contacts: Ben Carter, ben.carter@sjsu.edu
Director: Jessica Castillo Vardaro, jessica.castillo-vardaro@sjsu.edu
Assistant Curator: Tess McIntyre, tess.mcintyre@sjsu.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 07b7c27b-282d-4ede-b0b2-ce34c011541a
Digital Metadata: EML File
Address:
San Jose State University Vertebrate Collection
Department of Biological Sciences
129 S. 10th St.
San Jose, CA   95192-0100
US
Collection Statistics
  • 865 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 624 (72%) identified to species
  • 28 families
  • 86 genera
  • 116 species
  • 142 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics