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Field Collection Kit Requests

The AMCC may provide Field Collection Kits, consisting of barcode-labeled vials and boxes. An electronic data template associated with the barcoded vials will be provided with the Field Collection Kit and should be returned via email to the AMCC Collections Manager prior to shipment of samples to AMCC. Field Collection Kits are issued at the discretion of the AMCC Oversight Committee.

Upon return from the field, filled tissue vials should be given to the respective AMNH Departments (identified by Herpetology, Ichthyology, Invertebrate Zoology, Mammalogy, or Ornithology in the Dept/Partner field of the database) for cataloging as soon as possible, along with specimen data in electronic form. Accessioned specimens will be housed at the AMCC. If you're interested in donating specimens to the AMCC directly, please contact Svetlana Katanova. Please return unused vials.

Researchers may request a Field Collection Kit from the Collections Manager, Svetlana Katanova.

Uniquely barcoded 1.8 milliliter cryo tubes
Each vial houses a specific tissue specimen associated with a unique barcode number