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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityApproximately 400 Km South-southeast Of Lagos, Nigeria
Latitude2.0833
Longitude4.833
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number107114
Collected ByR/v Pillsbury
Date Collected1965-05-24

From Recordset

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 Nameavocettina
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAnguilliformes
FamilyNemichthyidae
GenusAvocettina
Specimen
Identification Qualifiersp.
Catalog Number107114
PreparationsIsOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID9FCD3906-A1CE-4A87-9B70-6B01F8B0128F
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR/V Pillsbury
Field NumberPIL300
Date Collected1965-05-24
Year1965
Month5
Day24
Locality
Higher GeographyAtlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityApproximately 400 km south-southeast of Lagos, Nigeria
Decimal Latitude2.0833000
Decimal Longitude4.8330000
Maximum Depth in Meters0
Minimum Depth in Meters4334.2647 fm
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified2017-09-18 16:39:54.0
ID9FCD3906-A1CE-4A87-9B70-6B01F8B0128F
dwc:eventRemarksDepth_start is PDR (precision depth recorder) reading. -RH Robins/December2006
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