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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryGuatemala
State/ProvincePeten
LocalityLago Peten-itza , Santa Elena At Hotel Maya International
Latitude16.924253
Longitude-89.888793
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number39381
Collected ByBinford, M; Brenner, M
Date Collected1980-04-08

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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 NameBelonesox belizanus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCyprinodontiformes
FamilyPoeciliidae
GenusBelonesox
Specific Epithetbelizanus
Specimen
Catalog Number39381
PreparationsEtOH - 5
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID71E35E47-1B52-4429-81EB-0E23DFE72E25
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByBinford, M; Brenner, M
Field NumberZMB39380
Date Collected1980-04-08
Year1980
Month4
Day8
Locality
CountryGuatemala
State / ProvincePeten
Higher GeographyPeten, Guatemala, Central America
ContinentCentral America
LocalityLago Peten-Itza , Santa Elena at Hotel Maya International
Decimal Latitude16.9242530
Decimal Longitude-89.8887930
Georeference ProtocolFishNet
Other
Modified1990-08-09 00:00:00.0
ID71E35E47-1B52-4429-81EB-0E23DFE72E25
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