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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityNorth Sargasso Sea
Latitude32.6083
Longitude-64.075
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuit
Catalog Number265
Collected ByCraddock, Jim E
Date Collected1992-06-14

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The University of Kansas Ichthyology frozen tissue collection continues to expand rapidly and has broad representation of both marine and freshwater fish diversity - 11,000 individual tissue samples from 2384 taxa (297 families and 1077 genera) and 38 countries (Australia, Belize, Ethiopia, Fiji, Nepal, Seychelles, South Africa and Tonga etc., as well as oceanic localities). The collections and the scope of research activities in the division continue to grow due to the ongoing activities of ichthyology staff and students.

The collection is used by national and international researchers as well as by state and federal agencies. The Division of Ichthyology is designated as a Regional Center in the Midwest and Great Plains Regions (Collette & Lachner 1976, Copeia 1976: 625-642; Poss and Collette 1995, Copeia 1995: 48-70) and is among the top twenty ichthyological collections in the country. Almost 60% of the specimens in the collection are from the Great Plains Region. The collection is an important resource for anyone interested in the region's fishes. The data concerning these faunas are not extensively duplicated by other ichthyological collections.

The tissue collection comprises tissue samples originally collected in liquid nitrogen, DMSO and ethanol and stored in state-of-the-art liquid nitrogen dewars at -170°C. The tissues are made up mostly of muscle tissue but also includes, liver and other internal organs, fin clips and whole specimens. A large proportion of our collection has vouchers held either at KU or at other collections. The provenance of these vouchers is indicated in the database

Contacts

Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameLobianchia gemellarii
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderMyctophiformes
FamilyMyctophidae
GenusLobianchia
Specific Epithetgemellarii
Specimen
Catalog Number265
Other Catalog NumbersKU 26901
PreparationsTissue - 0
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUIT
Occurrence ID08a58fe5-0476-4a7b-b0f3-1475f1bca24c
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Tissue Collection
Basis of RecordMaterialSample
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated References2013. The Tree of Life and a New Classification of Bony Fishes. PLOS Currents: 1-45; 2014. Seven-locus molecular phylogeny of Myctophiformes (Teleostei; Scopelomorpha) highlights the utility of the order for studies of deep-sea evolution. Mol. Phylo. Evo.. 76: 270-292
Associated Sequenceshttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KJ555292; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KF930057; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KJ555420; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KJ555596; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KJ555780; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC826555; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC827299; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC828476; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC829868; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KJ556068; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KC830951; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/KJ556257
Collection Event
Collected ByCraddock, Jim E
Field NumberJEC 92-04:3
Date Collected1992-06-14
Year1992
Month6
Day14
Locality
Higher GeographyAtlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityNorth Sargasso Sea
Decimal Latitude32.6083
Decimal Longitude-64.0750
Maximum Depth in Meters700
Minimum Depth in Meters400
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-05-27 10:58:45.0
ID08a58fe5-0476-4a7b-b0f3-1475f1bca24c
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:dynamicProperties25mm SL
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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