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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCosta Rica
State/ProvinceLimon
LocalityEstuary Of Lagoon At Moin, 7 Km W Of Puerto Limon
Latitude9.999535
Longitude-83.090929
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number106627
Collected ByRivas, Luis; Rivas, Noel
Date Collected1959-03-24

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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 NameCaranx hippos
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCarangidae
GenusCaranx
Specific Epithethippos
Specimen
Catalog Number106627
Other Catalog NumbersUMIM 2535
PreparationsIsOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID87FEC261-918C-487C-A6D4-D303A5826BAD
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByRivas, Luis; Rivas, Noel
Field NumberZLRRCR12
Date Collected1959-03-24
Year1959
Month3
Day24
Locality
CountryCosta Rica
State / ProvinceLimon
Higher GeographyLimon, Costa Rica, Central America
ContinentCentral America
LocalityEstuary of lagoon at Moin, 7 km W of Puerto Limon
Decimal Latitude9.9995350000
Decimal Longitude-83.0909290000
Georeference ProtocolFishNet
Other
Modified1998-01-20 16:30:27.0
ID87FEC261-918C-487C-A6D4-D303A5826BAD
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