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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/ParishBrevard
LocalityMerritt Island, Molly Ditch.
Latitude28.6483333333
Longitude-80.76361111
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number135286
Collected ByGee, Wallace; Et Al.
Date Collected1974-09-04

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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 NameLepisosteus platyrhincus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderLepisosteiformes
FamilyLepisosteidae
GenusLepisosteus
Specific Epithetplatyrhincus
Specimen
Catalog Number135286
PreparationsIsOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID6A269857-F1B8-43F3-86D4-6183AD74D0DD
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByGee, Wallace; et al.
Field NumberKSC-F-134
Date Collected1974-09-04
Year1974
Month9
Day4
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
CountyBrevard
Higher GeographyBrevard, Florida, USA, North America
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMerritt Island, Molly Ditch.
Decimal Latitude28.6483333333
Decimal Longitude-80.7636111100
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified2003-11-12 15:26:56.0
ID6A269857-F1B8-43F3-86D4-6183AD74D0DD
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:eventRemarksSee field notes. Collected by W Gee, Grosmaire & RS Snyder on 5 & 6 September 1974.
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