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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/ParishAlachua
LocalityCreek W Of North-south Dr, W Of Tolbert Hall, E Of Gator Bandshell, N Of Museum Rd And Trusler Hall, S Of Stadium Rd
Latitude29.647949
Longitude-82.351134
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number98988
Collected BySomma, Louis
Date Collected1993-05-08

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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 NameXiphophorus variatus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCyprinodontiformes
FamilyPoeciliidae
GenusXiphophorus
Specific Epithetvariatus
Specimen
Catalog Number98988
PreparationsEtOH - 32
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDADE48255-370A-46CF-8F34-A9FF2A14CC8B
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected BySomma, Louis
Field NumberLAS93F-11
Date Collected1993-05-08
Year1993
Month5
Day8
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
CountyAlachua
Higher GeographyAlachua, Florida, USA, North America
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCreek W of North-South Dr, W of Tolbert Hall, E of Gator Bandshell, N of Museum Rd and Trusler Hall, S of Stadium Rd
Decimal Latitude29.6479490000
Decimal Longitude-82.3511340000
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Other
Modified1994-10-26 00:00:00.0
IDADE48255-370A-46CF-8F34-A9FF2A14CC8B
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:eventRemarkscollected in Gainesville on UF campus
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