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Specimen Record

ContinentPacific Ocean
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorthern Mariana Islands
County/ParishSaipan
LocalityAkino Reef, Nw Side Of Island
Latitude15.2117
Longitude145.6965
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKui
Catalog Number32440
Collected ByBentley, Andrew C; Moots, Kate A; Heemstra, Phillip C; Heemstra, Elaine
Date Collected2003-05-14

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The University of Kansas Ichthyology collection contains more than 680,000 specimens of fishes from around the world and is the basis of the research and educational activities of the Division of Ichthyology. The collection has an emphasis on freshwater fishes of the central United States and also has significant marine and estuarine collections. The fish collection has representation from 3171 taxa (297 families and 1262 genera) and 79 countries including Ecuador, Fiji, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua and various marine localities. The collections and the scope of research activities in the division continue to grow due to the ongoing activities of ichthyology staff and students.

The collection is used by national and international researchers as well as by state and federal agencies. The Division of Ichthyology is designated as a Regional Center in the Midwest and Great Plains Regions (Collette & Lachner 1976, Copeia 1976: 625-642; Poss and Collette 1995, Copeia 1995: 48-70) and is among the top twenty ichthyological collections in the country. Almost 60% of the specimens in the collection are from the Great Plains Region. The collection is an important resource for anyone interested in the region's fishes. The data concerning these faunas are not extensively duplicated by other ichthyological collections.

The Ichthyology collection comprises whole, wet, voucher specimens in 70% ethanol (98%), specimens maintained as dry skeletons (0.3%) and cleared and stained preparations in glycerine (1.7%). Other ancillary collections include a large slide and digital image collection of specimens and locations (some of which are linked to specimen records through the database), a large field note collection and a map collection.

The wet specimens are housed in a state-of-the-art fluid collection facility, opened in 1996. The facility has 2,400 square feet of collection storage space on four floors and is shared with Herpetology, Mammalogy, Ornithology, Entomology and Invertebrate Zoology. The collection storage environment is maintained at 65°F year-round by an HVAC system. Specimens are housed in state of the art glassware and stainless steel tanks and protected by a sprinkler fire suppression system and UV-shielded lighting. The division has both morphological research facilities and a shared molecular systematic laboratory.

Contacts

Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Andrew Bentley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailabentley@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameParapercis clathrata
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyPinguipedidae
GenusParapercis
Specific Epithetclathrata
Scientific Name AuthorsOgilby, 1910
Specimen
Identified ByHeemstra, Phillip C
Catalog Number32440
PreparationsEtOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUI
Occurrence IDdb4f4d3d-1ed3-11e3-bfac-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Fish Voucher Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://biimages.biodiversity.ku.edu/static/Ichthyology/originals/sp62564670361456993072.att.jpg
Associated References2016. Evolution of Venomous Cartilaginous and Ray-Finned Fishes. Int. Comp. Biol.
Collection Event
Collected ByBentley, Andrew C; Moots, Kate A; Heemstra, Phillip C; Heemstra, Elaine
Date Collected2003-05-14
Year2003
Month5
Day14
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceNorthern Mariana Islands
CountySaipan
Higher GeographyPacific Ocean, United States of America, Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan
ContinentPacific Ocean
LocalityAkino Reef, NW side of Island
Decimal Latitude15.2117
Decimal Longitude145.6965
Maximum Depth in Meters19
Minimum Depth in Meters16
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-07-07 15:02:12.0
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:dynamicProperties79mm SL
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:eventIDACB 03-03
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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