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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryJamaica
LocalityHunts Bay, Kingston Harbor
Latitude17.985001
Longitude-76.848597
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number204279
Collected ByLimbaugh, C
Date Collected1958-08-03

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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 NameSphoeroides testudineus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyTetraodontidae
GenusSphoeroides
Specific Epithettestudineus
Specimen
Catalog Number204279
Other Catalog NumbersUMML 4279
PreparationsEtOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID281D9045-703E-4386-A9D7-007404A84536
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByLimbaugh, C
Field NumberZCL204278
Date Collected1958-08-03
Year1958
Month8
Day3
Locality
CountryJamaica
Higher GeographyJamaica, Caribbean Sea
ContinentCaribbean Sea
LocalityHunts Bay, Kingston Harbor
Decimal Latitude17.9850010000
Decimal Longitude-76.8485970000
Georeference ProtocolFishNet
Other
Modified1995-11-17 14:32:49.0
ID281D9045-703E-4386-A9D7-007404A84536
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