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Specimen Record

ContinentAtlantic Ocean
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/ParishBrevard
LocalityIndian River, Area 3.
Latitude28.5833333333
Longitude-80.725
Institution CodeUf
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number115862
Collected BySnelson, F; Associates
Date Collected1976-10-20

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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 NameOpsanus tau
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderBatrachoidiformes
FamilyBatrachoididae
GenusOpsanus
Specific Epithettau
Specimen
Catalog Number115862
PreparationsIsOH - 1
Institution CodeUF
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID7E43F19F-230E-4350-9E3C-A31E70EE4458
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected BySnelson, F; Associates
Field NumberBLFS-90
Date Collected1976-10-20
Year1976
Month10
Day20
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceFlorida
CountyBrevard
Higher GeographyBrevard, Florida, USA, Atlantic Ocean
ContinentAtlantic Ocean
LocalityIndian River, Area 3.
Decimal Latitude28.5833333333
Decimal Longitude-80.7250000000
Maximum Depth in Meters0
Georeference ProtocolGPS_loran
Other
Modified2001-02-02 15:24:28.0
ID7E43F19F-230E-4350-9E3C-A31E70EE4458
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