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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityOff Brazil
Latitude11.95
Longitude-29.08333333
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number165658
Collected ByR/v Gilliss
Date Collected1973-08-15

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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 NameMelamphaes simus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderBeryciformes
FamilyMelamphaidae
GenusMelamphaes
Specific Epithetsimus
Specimen
Catalog Number165658
PreparationsEtOH - 10
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID6D9B3584-1CF6-4FC1-9545-275831D020B1
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR/V Gilliss
Field NumberGS85
Date Collected1973-08-15
Year1973
Month8
Day15
Locality
Higher GeographyAtlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityOff Brazil
Decimal Latitude11.9500000000
Decimal Longitude-29.0833333300
Maximum Depth in Meters5517 meters
Minimum Depth in Meters350 meters
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified2006-12-15 11:37:48.0
ID6D9B3584-1CF6-4FC1-9545-275831D020B1
dwc:eventRemarksGillis Cruise GS 7309. -MK Chisolm/December2006
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