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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishAransas
LocalityAransas National Wildlife Refuge At Mchughes Windmill
Latitude28.2321989
Longitude-96.9297149
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number10051
Collected ByMosier, D.; Tedin, K.
Date Collected1980-02-24

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https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/biodiversity-collections/collections/ichthyology-fish

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 macrochirus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Centrarchidae | Lepomis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCentrarchidae
GenusLepomis
Specific Epithetmacrochirus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number10051
PreparationsFluid - 2
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:10051
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMosier, D.; Tedin, K.
Field Number6-M-80
Date Collected1980-02-24
Year1980
Month2
Day24
Start Day of Year55
End Day of Year55
Collection RemarksAccession date added in 2012 after finding old Accession Record logs.
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyAransas
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Aransas | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityAransas National Wildlife Refuge at McHughes Windmill
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Aransas
Decimal Latitude28.2321989
Decimal Longitude96.9297149
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters265
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksAssumed that the well is referring to the windmill location. Point is placed on a small pond at the windmill and extent covers the location of the windmill as well.
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-05-23
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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