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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishNueces
LocalityNorth Jetty At Port Aransas
Latitude27.8386029
Longitude-97.044187
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number19868
Collected ByJones, R.
Date Collected1962-07-19

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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 NameParablennius marmoreus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Blenniidae | Parablennius
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyBlenniidae
GenusParablennius
Specific Epithetmarmoreus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number19868
Preparationsfluid - 1
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:19868
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJones, R.
Field NumberZ19868
Date Collected1962-07-19
Year1962
Month7
Day19
Start Day of Year200
End Day of Year200
Collection RemarksIMS labels states "New record for the western Gulf", this may be the geographic location, or more likely, the name of the trawler.
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyNueces
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Nueces | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityNorth Jetty at Port Aransas
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Nueces
Decimal Latitude27.8386029
Decimal Longitude97.044187
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1140
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksOriginal georeference from locality ID#6534
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:19868
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=19868
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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