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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/ParishFlorida Keys
LocalitySoutheast Of Dry Tortugas
Latitude24.275
Longitude-82.57694444
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number109792
Collected ByBurgess, George; Et Al.; R/v Bellows
Date Collected1998-05-08

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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 NamePolyipnus asteroides
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderStomiiformes
FamilySternoptychidae
GenusPolyipnus
Specific Epithetasteroides
Specimen
Catalog Number109792
PreparationsIsOH - 2
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID8DA98878-8E56-41C8-946D-CC2C0863671F
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByBurgess, George; et al.; R/V Bellows
Field NumberGHB98-16
Date Collected1998-05-08
Year1998
Month5
Day8
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
CountyFlorida Keys
Higher GeographyFlorida Keys, Florida, USA, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalitySoutheast of Dry Tortugas
Decimal Latitude24.2750000000
Decimal Longitude-82.5769444400
Maximum Depth in Meters250 fathoms
Minimum Depth in Meters247 fathoms
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified1998-06-10 08:00:40.0
ID8DA98878-8E56-41C8-946D-CC2C0863671F
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