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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishDimmit
LocalitySan Pedro Creek, Dimmit County
Latitude28.2803026
Longitude-100.064409
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number29776
Collected ByGarrett, G.; Allen, N.
Date Collected2002-12-03

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The Ichthyology Collection of the Texas Natural History Collections is part of The University of Texas at Austin and includes over 60,000 lots (with over 1,000,000 specimens), most of which are “wet” collections preserved in 70% ethanol occupying 1,586 square feet, spread out over two rooms. We have a small selection of larval fish from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands maintained in 10% formalin and have just recently received over 1800 estimated new lots of larval samples from the Trinity River. Our skeletal collection contains 800 cleared and stained fish, as well as 425 dry skeletal preps. Many of the skeletal specimens originate from W. W. Dalquest and his students. We also have a tissue collection currently with over 1000 samples preserved in 100% ethanol frozen in liquid nitrogen. Our type collection includes 3 holotypes, 110 paratypes, and 1 allotype. Our holdings were collected between 1927 and present and there was a significant increase in collections during 1950–1980, mainly by Clark Hubbs and his students. In 1993 we acquired the collections of the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute, totaling ~ 3,000 lots of ethanol preserved specimens from the Gulf of Mexico. Between 2000 and 2011 we acquired collections of ethanol preserved specimens from Midwestern University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Lamar University. Our collection is rapidly growing and many of our incoming specimens come from Dean Hendrickson and his students, museum staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various researchers.

Contacts

Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameLepomis cyanellus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Centrarchidae | Lepomis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCentrarchidae
GenusLepomis
Specific Epithetcyanellus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByGarrett, Gary
Date Identified2003
Catalog Number29776
PreparationsFluid - 5
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:29776
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGarrett, G.; Allen, N.
Field Numberz29774
Date Collected2002-12-03
Year2002
Month12
Day3
Start Day of Year337
End Day of Year337
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyDimmit
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | TEXAS | DIMMIT | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySan Pedro Creek, Dimmit County
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Dimmit
Decimal Latitude28.2803026
Decimal Longitude100.064409
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4358
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksExtent includes entire creek - made extent larger than "upper 100 m" of creek, because San Pedro Ranch maps to be over 2 miles from upper end of creek.
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:29776
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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