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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
CountryBahama Islands
State/ProvinceElbow Bank
LocalityW Of Holm Cay
Latitude25.525
Longitude-79.41666666
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number210722
Collected ByR/v Gerda
Date Collected1962-08-23

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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 NameDiodon hystrix
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyDiodontidae
GenusDiodon
Specific Epithethystrix
Specimen
Catalog Number210722
Other Catalog NumbersUMML 10722
PreparationsEtOH - 9
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID3EF0A5E0-31A2-4E8B-BBAD-C691A7A30688
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR/V Gerda
Field NumberGRD50
Date Collected1962-08-23
Year1962
Month8
Day23
Locality
CountryBahama Islands
State / ProvinceElbow Bank
Higher GeographyElbow Bank, Bahama Islands, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityW of Holm Cay
Decimal Latitude25.5250000000
Decimal Longitude-79.4166666600
Maximum Depth in Meters0
Minimum Depth in Meters450 fm
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified1995-10-04 14:47:37.0
ID3EF0A5E0-31A2-4E8B-BBAD-C691A7A30688
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