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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishJefferson
LocalityDitch N Of Marina, Pleasure Island, Port Arthur
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number48292
Collected ByIchthyology Class
Date Collected1990-07-13

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The Ichthyology Collection of the Texas Natural History Collections is part of The University of Texas at Austin and includes over 60,000 lots (with over 1,000,000 specimens), most of which are “wet” collections preserved in 70% ethanol occupying 1,586 square feet, spread out over two rooms. We have a small selection of larval fish from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands maintained in 10% formalin and have just recently received over 1800 estimated new lots of larval samples from the Trinity River. Our skeletal collection contains 800 cleared and stained fish, as well as 425 dry skeletal preps. Many of the skeletal specimens originate from W. W. Dalquest and his students. We also have a tissue collection currently with over 1000 samples preserved in 100% ethanol frozen in liquid nitrogen. Our type collection includes 3 holotypes, 110 paratypes, and 1 allotype. Our holdings were collected between 1927 and present and there was a significant increase in collections during 1950–1980, mainly by Clark Hubbs and his students. In 1993 we acquired the collections of the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute, totaling ~ 3,000 lots of ethanol preserved specimens from the Gulf of Mexico. Between 2000 and 2011 we acquired collections of ethanol preserved specimens from Midwestern University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Lamar University. Our collection is rapidly growing and many of our incoming specimens come from Dean Hendrickson and his students, museum staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various researchers.

Contacts

Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAnchoa lyolepis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Clupeiformes | Engraulidae | Anchoa
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderClupeiformes
FamilyEngraulidae
GenusAnchoa
Specific Epithetlyolepis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMartin, Floyd
Date Identified2011-12-07
Identification Remarksoriginally in jar ID'd Menidia beryllina, split off and redetermined to be A. lyolepis
Catalog Number48292
Preparationsfluid - 1
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:48292
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByIchthyology class
Field Numberz47994
Date Collected1990-07-13
Year1990
Month7
Day13
Start Day of Year194
End Day of Year194
Collection Remarksoriginally in same jar as TNHC# 48291 - split due to redetermination
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyJefferson
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | Jefferson | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Localityditch N of marina, Pleasure Island, Port Arthur
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Jefferson
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-05-23
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:48292
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=48292
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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