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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryLiberia
LocalityS Of Growa Point
Latitude4.25
Longitude-7.5333333
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number215789
Collected ByR/v Pillsbury
Date Collected1964-06-02

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The UF Fish Collection, dating to 1917, contains 214,205 lots and 2,300,803 specimens. Included are representatives of 8,250 species from 400 families. The collection includes 93 primary types and approximately 1,600 lots of secondary types representing 563 species. Also in the collection are 5,825 specimens of disarticulated and articulated skeletons representing 875 species. Especially notable are historic collections of large and important marine fishes as well as rapidly growing collections of freshwater fishes from Southeast Asia. In 2006, the museum expanded its program to archive frozen tissue samples with a newly established UF Genetic Resources Collection. Tissues of fishes are stored in -20ºC freezers and number 4,150 samples of 900 species. All specimens and tissues are databased online and available for loan.

Contacts

Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Rob Robins
RoleIchthyology Collection Manager
Emailrhrobins@flmnh.ufl.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSphoeroides spengleri
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyTetraodontidae
GenusSphoeroides
Specific Epithetspengleri
Specimen
Catalog Number215789
Other Catalog NumbersUMML 15789
PreparationsEtOH - 4
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID42F68984-D04F-41E1-B0F2-B846D474DA40
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR/V Pillsbury
Field NumberPIL65
Date Collected1964-06-02
Year1964
Month6
Day2
Locality
CountryLiberia
Higher GeographyLiberia, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityS of Growa Point
Decimal Latitude4.2500000
Decimal Longitude-7.5333333
Maximum Depth in Meters42 fm
Minimum Depth in Meters25 fm
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified1995-10-24 13:35:37.0
ID42F68984-D04F-41E1-B0F2-B846D474DA40
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
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