- This field contains information on the sex of the specimen that is the subject of the record.
- For better search results in your database, avoid using a large variety of terms; draw up an authority list and add terms as necessary. You may use the following authority list:
- Enter the sex of the specimen; do not use abbreviations.
| || Discipline||ornithology|
| || Species||pelagicus|
| Sex|| female|
- This field may contain multiple entries separated by a semicolon followed by a space. If the record includes both male and female specimens, enter the information in the following form: the sex of the majority of the specimens, followed by a space and the number of specimens of that sex, in parentheses, a comma, a space, the sex of the minority of the specimens, a space and the number of specimens of that sex in parentheses.
| || Discipline|| invertebrate zoology|
| ||Genus|| Echinorhynchus|
| || Species|| gadi|
| Sex||female (3); male (2)|