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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
LocalityGulf Of Mexico, In Vicinity Of Claypile Bank, Ca. 80 Miles Southeast Of Galveston, Texas
Latitude28.476526
Longitude-93.855689
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number159059
Date Collected1978-06-22

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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 NameHirundichthys rondeletii
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderBeloniformes
FamilyExocoetidae
GenusHirundichthys
Specific Epithetrondeletii
Specimen
Catalog Number159059
PreparationsEtOH - 3
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDCD89EAA0-48E9-44CD-9724-8C4B7659BC8A
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Field NumberZ159059
Date Collected1978-06-22
Year1978
Month6
Day22
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
Higher GeographyTexas, USA, Gulf of Mexico
ContinentGulf of Mexico
LocalityGulf of Mexico, in vicinity of Claypile Bank, ca. 80 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas
Decimal Latitude28.4765260000
Decimal Longitude-93.8556890000
Other
Modified2005-08-11 09:26:42.0
IDCD89EAA0-48E9-44CD-9724-8C4B7659BC8A
dwc:eventRemarksTaken at night light station. Collector(s) not specified on specimen label. Data taken from specimen label. J Seitz/August2005
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