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EAMFRO: East African Marine Fisheries Research Organization. Note: established in 1953; Zanzibar laboratories became Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, in 1978; Mombasa laboratories became Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) in 1979. See also: TAFIRI. Tanzania.
EAWAG: Eidgenössische Anstalt für Wasserversorgung, Abwasserreinigung und Gewässerschutz [Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology], Kastanienbaum. Lucerne. Switzerland.
EBD: Estación Biológica de Doñana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Sevilla [Seville]. Current as: EBD (fishes, herps). Sevilla. Spain.
EBI: Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, Addis Ababa. Formerly: Institute of Biodiversity Conservation (IBC, 2004–2013), preceded by Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Research (IBCR, 1998–2004). Ethiopia.
EBM: Estação de Biologia Marítima da Inhaca, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Inhaca Island. Current as: EMB. Also as: EBMI. Mozambique.
EBMC: Estación de Biología Marina de Montemar, Universidad de Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso. Valparaíso. Chile.
EBMTV: Estación de Biología Marina, Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz (ITV). Veracruz. Mexico.
EBRG: Ministerio del Ambiente y de los Recursos Naturales Renovables (MARN), Museo de la Estación Biológia de Rancho Grande, Maracay. Obsolete as: DISCA, MARNR. Current as: EBRG (fishes, herps). Aragua. Venezuela.
EBUAP: Escuela de Biología, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla. Current as: EBUAP (herps). Puebla. Mexico.
ECO-CH: El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), Chetumal. Obsolete as: ECOCHH (herps). Current as: ECOCH (fishes), ECO-CH-LP (larval fishes), ECO-CH-H (herps). Also as: ECOCH. Quintana Roo. Mexico.
ECO-SC: El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), San Cristóbal de Las Casas. Includes: herp collection formerly at Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones En Recursos Bióticos (INIREB). Obsolete as: CFSHER (herps). Current as: ECO-SC-P (fishes), ECO-SC-H (herps). Also as: ECOSC (fishes). Chiapas. Mexico.
ECSFI: East China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Science (CAFS), Shanghai. Shanghai. China.
EEBP: Estação Experimental de Biologia e Piscicultura de Pirassununga, Ministério da Agricultura, Pirassununga. Note: established in 1942, EEBP became Centro de Pesquisa e Treinamento em Aquicultura in 1979 which was renamed Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Peixes Tropicais in 1993, then Centro Nacional de Pesquisa e Conservação de Peixes Continentais (CEPTA) in 2000; CEPTA administered by Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio) since 2007; EEBP fish collection assembled by Otto Schubart, Alcides Lourenço Gomes, Felisberto Pinto Monteiro, Manuel Pereira de Godoy and others mostly discarded in 1990s except for a few lots transferred under Godoy's supervision to Museu de História Natural, Pirassununga (MHNP), at least 3 lots transferred to MZUSP in 1994, and 151 lots (19 with EEBP catalog numbers) now cataloged at LIRP. See also: AMA, MHNP, LIRP (Godoy fishes). São Paulo. Brazil.
EEZA: Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas, Almería. Formerly: Instituto de Aclimatación de Almería. Current as: EEZA (herps). Almería. Spain.
EHT: Private collection of Edward H. Taylor. Note: specimens deposited primarily at CAS, CM, FMNH, KU & UIMNH. USA.
EI: Coleção Eugênio Izecksohn, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica. Current as: EI (fishes, herps). Also as: EI-UFRRJ. See also: UFRRJ. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.
EIS: Essex Institute, Salem. Note: founded in 1848; natural history collections no longer extant; some herps at Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ). Massachusetts. USA.
EK: Private collection of Eugen Kramer (1921–2004). Note: status unknown. Switzerland.
EKU: Eastern Kentucky University, Department of Biological Sciences, Branley A. Branson Museum of Zoology, Richmond. Obsolete as: EUK. Current as: EKU (fishes, herps). Kentucky. USA.
EKZNW: Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife collections, Durban. Note: provincial agency established in 1994 via merger of the Natal Parks Board (NPB) formed in 1947 and KwaZulu Directorate of Nature Conservation formed in 1972. Obsolete as: NPB. Current as: EKZNW. KwaZulu-Natal. South Africa.
ELDM: Erlianhaote Dinosaur Museum, Erenhot [Erlian]. Also known as: Dinosaur Museum of Erenhot. Current as: ELDM (fossils). Inner Mongolia. China.
ELM: East London Museum, East London. Eastern Cape. South Africa.
ELTE: Eötvös Loránd University, Biological and Paleontological Museum, Budapest. Formerly: Royal University of Pest (until 1873), University of Budapest (1873–1921), Royal Hungarian Pázmány Péter University (1921–1950). Note: some fossils donated to Hungarian Natural History Museum (HNHM). Current as: ELTE (fossils). Hungary.
EME: Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület [The Transylvanian Museum Society (TMS)], Cluj-Napoca. Note: founded in 1841–1842. Current as: EME (fossils). Cluj-Napoca. Romania.
EMKSU: Eversmann Zoology Museum, Kazan State University, Kazan [Kasan]. Tatarstan. Russia.
ENCB: Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), Mexico City. Obsolete as: IPN, IPN-ENCB, IPNM. Current as: ENCB (herps), ENCB-IPN-P (fishes, Colección Nacional de Peces Dulceacuícolas Mexicanos), ENCB-IPN-LEM (fishes, Colección de Peces del Laboratorio de Ecología Marina). Mexico City. Mexico.
ENEPZ: Museo Zoológico de la Escuela Nacional de Estudios Profesionales, Zaragoza, Campus II, Mexico City. Mexico City. Mexico.
ENMU: Eastern New Mexico University, Portales. New Mexico. USA.
EPC: Private collection of Marco Endruweit, Qingdao. Shandong. China.
EPM: Museu Emígdio Pereira Martino, Santa Vitória do Palmar. Current as: EPM (fossils). Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil.
ERB: Elasmobranch Research Belgium, Bonheiden. Includes: fossil collection of Frederik H. Mollen, Berlaar. Current as: ERB (fishes, fossils). Antwerp. Belgium.
ERP: Private collection of Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani. Note: associated with Hakim Sabzevari University (SUHC). Current as: ERP (herps). Razavi Khorasan. Iran.
ESFM: Ege Üniversitesi, Su Ürünleri Fakültesi [Ege University, Faculty of Fisheries], Bornova, İzmir [Izmir]. Current as: ESFM or ESFM-PISI (inland water fish collection, Faculty of Fisheries). See also: ZDEU (herps). İzmir [Izmir]. Turkey.
ESUP: East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg. Current as: ESUP (fishes, herps). Pennsylvania. USA.
ETMNH: East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site. Current as: ETMNH (fossils). See also: ETVP. Tennessee. USA.
ETSIM: Departamento de Zoologia y entomologia, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Montes [Universidad Politécnica de Madrid], Madrid. Also as: UPM. Madrid. Spain.
ETVP: Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory, Department of Geosciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. Note: fossil collection includes skeletons of Recent herps. Current as: ETVP (fossils). See also: ETMNH. Tennessee. USA.
EUB: Ehime University, Laboratory of Biology, Faculty of Science, Matsuyama. Ehime. Japan.
EUP: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology and Health Services, Edinboro. Current as: EUP (herps). Pennsylvania. USA.
EWNHM: Ewha Womens University, Natural History Museum, Seoul. Includes: fish types donated by Sang-Rin Jeon. Current as: EWNHM (fishes). Also as: EWU (amphibians). Seoul. South Korea.







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