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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishMenard
LocalityClear Creek, Spring Run At Most Upstream Dam
Latitude30.9064634
Longitude-99.9607278
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number24224
Collected ByHubbs, C.; Et Al.
Date Collected1968-03-03

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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 NameGambusia heterochir
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Cyprinodontiformes | Poeciliidae | Gambusia
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCyprinodontiformes
FamilyPoeciliidae
GenusGambusia
Specific Epithetheterochir
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByHubbs, C.
Date Identified1968
Catalog Number24224
PreparationsFluid - 4
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:24224
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHubbs, C.; et al.
Field NumberCC03MAR68D6
Date Collected1968-03-03
Year1968
Month3
Day3
Start Day of Year63
End Day of Year63
Collection RemarksUnsorted lot from G. heterochir x affinis hybrid swarm
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyMenard
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Menard | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityClear Creek, spring run at most upstream dam
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Menard
Decimal Latitude30.9064634
Decimal Longitude99.9607278
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters56
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksMap of Clear Creek showing spring locations is provided in the "Clear Creek Gambusia Recovery Plan". The dam in this description is assumed to be referring to a small dam near the spring head. Site number correlates this locality description with other
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-05-23
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:24224
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=24224
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarksFor further locality details see Hubbs, 1971, TMM Bul 19. Old coll. method: : Trap
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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