Humboldt State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Vertebrate Museum

Chris Callahan with massive fin whale at Dry Lagoon

Pangolin skin and skull from the collection

Brian Arbogast with a northern flying squirrel

X-rays of the pectoral fins of a Risso's Dolphin and a Killer Whale

Jessica Blois in hot pursuit of tree voles

Webbed feet of a river otter from the collection

Undergraduate Leslie Avalos works in the molecular lab

Working with some of the collection's Ringtails

A rare Orca sighting during the Mammalogy course's field trip on the Coral Sea

Chris Callahan readies a Sperm Whale skull for display outside the Biology building

A research museum containing over 10,000 specimens including, tissues, skins, and skeletal material.

HSU Vertebrate Museum • 1 Harpst St. • Arcata, CA 95521 • Contact Us.