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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/ParishFlorida Keys
Locality8 Mi N Of Pulaski Light (dry Tortugas).
Latitude24.8275
Longitude-82.78333333
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number12789
Collected ByEubank, G
Date Collected1959-12-30

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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 NameBalistes capriscus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyBalistidae
GenusBalistes
Specific Epithetcapriscus
Specimen
Catalog Number12789
PreparationsEtOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID7180487F-7351-44CE-B6BF-771B78062694
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByEubank, G
Field NumberZGHE12788
Date Collected1959-12-30
Year1959
Month12
Day30
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
CountyFlorida Keys
Higher GeographyFlorida Keys, Florida, USA, Gulf of Mexico
ContinentGulf of Mexico
Locality8 mi N of Pulaski Light (Dry Tortugas).
Decimal Latitude24.8275000000
Decimal Longitude-82.7833333300
Georeference Protocolmap
Other
Modified1990-08-09 00:00:00.0
ID7180487F-7351-44CE-B6BF-771B78062694
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
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