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OCF: Okinawa Churashima Foundation Research Center, Kunigami. Includes: fish collection cataloged at the University of the Ryukyus by Mr. Tetsuo Yoshino first using the code URB and later URM, URM-P and URM-PL. Current as: OCF-P (fishes, although specimens formerly deposited at the University of the Ryukyus still cited as URM-P). See also: RUMF. Okinawa. Japan.
OCM: Oberlin College, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Museum, Oberlin. Ohio. USA.
OCP: Office Chérifien des Phosphates, Service Geologique, Khouribga. Current as: OCP (fossils). Béni Mellal-Khénifra. Morocco.
ODU: Old Dominion University, Department of Biology, Norfolk. Virginia. USA.
OGM: Olduvai Gorge Museum, Olduvai Gorge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Tanzania.
OHG: Private fish and herp collection of Orlando H. Garrido, La Habana [Havana]. Note: some herps deposited at CZACC and some fishes at ANC. La Habana. Cuba.
OIM: National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam, Institute of Oceanography [Vien Hai Duong Hoc], Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Nha Trang. Current as: OIM-E (fishes). Also as: ION. Khánh Hòa. Vietnam.
OKU: Osaka Kyoiku University, Department of Arts and Sciences, Division of Natural Sciences. Osaka. Japan.
OLL: Biologiezentrum, Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz. Current as: OLL. Also as: BZL. Oberösterreich [Upper Austria]. Austria.
OM: Obira Museum, Obira. Current as: OM (fossils). Hokkaido. Japan.
OMM: Oblastní muzeum v Mostě, Mostě [Most]. Current as: OMM (fossils). Ústí nad Labem [Ústecký]. Czech Republic.
OMMSFC: Omani Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Centre, Muscat. Current as: OMMSFC (fishes). Also as: MSFC (cetaceans). Oman.
OMNH: Osaka Museum of Natural History, Osaka. Current as: OMNH (fishes, herps, fossils). Osaka. Japan.
OMNH: University of Oklahoma, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman. Formerly: Stovall Museum. Obsolete as: OKMNH, UOK, UOMNH, UOMZ. Current as: OMNH (fishes, herps), OMNH VP (fossils). Also as: SNOMNH. Oklahoma. USA.
OMNZ: Otago Museum, Dunedin. Obsolete as: OM. Current as: OMNZ (fishes, herps, fossils). Otago. New Zealand.
ONHM: Oman Natural History Museum, Al Khuwair, Muscat. Current as: ONHM (herps). Oman.
ONM NG: Musée de l'Office National Des Mines, Ministère de l'Industrie et de la Technologie, Tunis. Obsolete as: BM. Current as: ONM NG (fossils). Tunisia.
OPM: Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Naha. Okinawa. Japan.
ORI: Oceanographic Research Institute, South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR), Durban. KwaZulu-Natal. South Africa.
ORIT: University of Tokyo, Ocean Research Institute, Tokyo. Note: most fish types now at The University Museum, University of Tokyo (ZUMT). Tokyo. Japan.
ORSANCO: Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission Ichthyological Reference Collection, Cincinnati. Note: some fishes transferred to Thomas More College Field Station, California (TMCFS). Ohio. USA.
ORSTOM: Institut de Recherche pour le Développement. Formerly: Office de la Recherche scientifique et Technique d'Outre-mer. Note: multiple collections including those in Nouméa, New Caledonia; Dakar, Senegal (IRD); Trinidad, Bolivia; some collections moved to Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). France.
OS: Oregon State University, Corvallis. Includes: all fishes formerly at Oregon State University, School of Oceanography (OSUO). Obsolete as: OSU, OSCMNH. Current as: OS (fishes), OSUMNH (herps). Oregon. USA.
OSU: Orton Geological Museum, School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus. Includes: some fossil type specimens from Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Current as: OSU (fossils). Also as: OGM (fossils). See also: OSUM (Recent fishes, herps). Ohio. USA.
OSUM: Museum of Biological Diversity, Ohio State University, Columbus. Includes: fish collection of Shelby Gerking and others (1940s Indiana State surveys) from Indiana University (IU) and Indiana Biological Survey (INBS) fish collection assembled by Tom Simon. Obsolete as: OSM. Current as: OSUM (fishes, herps). See also: OSU (fossils). Ohio. USA.
OSUS: Oklahoma State University, Department of Zoology, Stillwater. Formerly: Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College. Obsolete as: OAM, OSUMZ. Current as: OSUS (fishes). Oklahoma. USA.
OU: Geology Museum, Department of Geology, University of Otago, Dunedin. Current as: OU (fossils). Otago. New Zealand.
OUC: Ocean University of China [Haida], Qingdao. Shandong. China.
OUM: Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford. Includes: natural history collections held separately by Ashmolean Museum and Anatomical Museum of Christ Church, Oxford, both transferred to OUM between 1860–1866. Current as: OUM. Also as: OUMNH (fossils), OUMNH.ZC. England. United Kingdom.
OUVC: Ohio University, Vertebrate Collection, Athens. Ohio. USA.
OWU: Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware. Ohio. USA.

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