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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceGeorgia
County/ParishGlynn
LocalitySt. Simons Island, East Beach.
Latitude31.144588
Longitude-81.367822
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number105770
Collected ByUs Bureau Of Commercial Fisheries
Date Collected1957-10-25

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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 NameElops saurus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderElopiformes
FamilyElopidae
GenusElops
Specific Epithetsaurus
Specimen
Catalog Number105770
PreparationsIsOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID46F4B850-C682-4073-81BC-2E831A681C70
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByUS Bureau of Commercial Fisheries
Field NumberZ89228
Date Collected1957-10-25
Year1957
Month10
Day25
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceGeorgia
CountyGlynn
Higher GeographyGlynn, Georgia, USA, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalitySt. Simons Island, East Beach.
Decimal Latitude31.1445880000
Decimal Longitude-81.3678220000
Georeference ProtocolFishNet
Other
Modified1999-11-05 09:46:28.0
ID46F4B850-C682-4073-81BC-2E831A681C70
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
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